Miguel Gomes at IFFR
Miguel GOMES (1972, Portugal) studied at the Portuguese Film and Theatre School in Lisbon, then worked as a film critic and filmmaker. He made several award-winning short films. In 2004, he made his debut feature The Face You Deserve, which has been shown in Rotterdam. His second feature, Our Beloved Month of August (2008), was selected for the Quinzaine des Realisateurs in Cannes. Retrospectives from Gomes' work have been programmed at the Viennale, the Torino Film Festival and the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival. His film Tabu was the winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlinale in 2012. In 2015, his Arabian Nights trilogy premiered at the Cannes Festival.
Entretanto/Meanwhile (1999, short), Inventário de Natal/A Christmas Inventory (2001, short), Trinta e um/Thirty-one Means Trouble (2002, short), Kalkitos (2002, short), Pro Evolution Soccer's One-minute Dance After a Golden Goal in the Master League (2003, short), A cara que mereces/The Face You Deserve (2004), Cântico das criaturas/Canticle of all Creatures (2006), Aquele querido mês de agosto/Our Beloved Month of August (2008), Tabu (2012), Redemption (2013, short doc), As mil e uma noites: Volume 1 - O inquieto/Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015), As mil e uma noites: Volume 2 - O desolado/Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (2015), As mil e uma noites: Volume 3 - O encantado/Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (2015)