Meet the jury and take part in the voting for the 4th Audiovisual Festival and Exhibition of NUPEPA/ImaRgens – ICNOVA/LAPS

This edition of the NUPEPA/ImaRgens ICNOVA/LAPS Audiovisual Festival and Exhibition has 39 selected materials: 7 “photographic sequences”, and 32 films being 10 of them in the “documentary cuttings” category, 11 films in the “fictional narratives” category, and another 11 films in the “essays and experimentations” category.

This year the Special Jury will be composed by professors nominated by the supporting institutions of NUPEPA/ImaRgens – ICNOVA/LAPS and by professors from institutions that have signed partnerships for holding audiovisual workshops such as NAVISUAL/UFRGS and OLHO/UNICAMP. They are:
– Prof. Dr. Carlos Eduardo Miranda
– Prof. Dr. Fraya Frehse
– Prof. Dr. Mauro Rovai
– Prof. Dr. Pedro Florêncio
– Prof. Dr. Rumi Kubo

The public can also vote, until November 7th, for the films and photographic sequences of their choice, by registering and voting through this Voting Form:

. The voting public will also be able to participate in the award ceremony, on November 10th, at 7pm (Portugal), 4pm (Brazil).

Meet the materials selected for this year’s Festival and Showcase:
– “Photo Sequences” (7 sequences, total length: 19min).
– “Essays, Experiments, Animations and Research” (11 films, total running time: 79min)
– Fictional Narratives” (11 films, total running time: 90min)
– “Documentary Cuttings” (10 films, total running time: 77min)


Prof. Dr. Pedro Florêncio (FCSH/NOVA of LISBON)

Pedro Florêncio has a BA in Cinema by the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, an MA in Cinema and Television by NOVA FCSH and a PhD in Arts by the University of Lisbon. He directed, among others, the films À Tarde (2017) and Turno do Dia (2019). He has publications, scattered and in volume, on cinema. He is Visiting Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH.

Prof. Dr. Carlos Eduardo Miranda (OLHO/UNICAMP)

Carlos Eduardo Miranda holds a bachelor’s degree in Pedagogy (1986), a master’s degree (1996) and a doctorate in Education from the State University of Campinas (1986) and is currently a professor at this same university. He is a researcher and coordinator of the Laboratory for Audiovisual Studies OLHO at the School of Education at Unicamp. He is  member of the Department of Education, Knowledge, Language, and Art. Coordinator of Kino Network – Latin American Network of Cinema and Education. Coordinator of the Research Line Education, Language, and Art of the Graduate Program of the School of Education at Unicamp. Researcher of interfaces between cinema and education, images and machines, teacher education, and the sensitive.

Prof. Dr. Fraya Frehse (LAPS/USP)

Fraya Frehse is an associate professor in Sociology of the City, Space and Everyday Life at USP, where she coordinates the Center for Studies and Research in Sociology of Space and Time (NEPSESTE). An alumna of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, she is a CNPq research productivity fellow and life member of Clare Hall College (University of Cambridge). Her main research topics are: urban theory; space, everyday life and history; space and time in sociology; body, public space and urbanization (in Brazil); urban mobility; urban inequality/poverty; cultural heritage; urban visual culture; sociology of common sense knowledge.

Prof. Dr. Mauro Rovai (UNIFESP and IEA/USP)

Mauro Rovai holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (1987), a master’s degree (1995) and a PhD in Sociology (2001), all from the University of São Paulo (USP), and a post-doctoral fellowship at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP – 2006), with post-doctoral training at the Center for Research and Studies in Sociology – ISCTE Lisbon (2006) and at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS – 2012), both with a FAPESP grant. He has experience in Sociology, working mainly on the following themes: Social Theory, Cinema and Audiovisual (Art, Technique and Politics), Literature and contemporary “subjectivity”.

Prof. Dr. Rumi Kubo (NAVISUAL/UFRGS)

Rumi Kubo is a professor at the Department of Economic Sciences and International Relations of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She has degrees in Biological Sciences (1989) and Fine Arts (2000), Master in Botany (1997) and PhD in Social Anthropology (2006) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She works at the Postgraduate Program in Rural Development (PGDR) and integrates the groups Desma (Center for Studies in Sustainable Rural Development and Atlantic Forest), Navisual (Center for Visual Anthropology) and Nesan (Center for Studies in Food Security and Nutrition).

The project is part of the activities of the Núcleo de Produção e Pesquisa em Audiovisual (NUPEPA), supported by the Institute of Communication at NOVA (ICNOVA) and the Social Research Laboratory (LAPS/USP). The project is also part of ongoing PhD research at ICNOVA and is coordinated by PhD students Allan Herison Ferreira and Ana Carolina Trevisan, under the supervision of Prof. Carla Baptista (ICNOVA/NOVA) and Prof. Álvaro Comin (LAPS/USP).