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Gustavo PT Furtado

Associate Professor of Romance Studies
Romance Studies
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27713
07 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Intermedial Territories: Maps and the Amazonian Moving Image

Chapter · July 31, 2022 By adopting intermediality as a historiographic method, this book reconstructs the history and cultural wealth behind filmic expressions in Brazilian cinema. ... Cite

"Cinematic Archives of the Present: A Conversation with Gustavo Furtado"

Other Film Quarterly · December 10, 2019 Review of Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present (Oxford, 2019), along with an interview with the author ... Open Access Link to item Cite

El cine documental y los procedimientos de la ley: observación y reflexividad en el cine de Maria Augusta Ramos

Journal Article revista cine documental · August 1, 2019 A partir de la noción de que el cine y el derecho constituyen prácticas y regímenes discursivos afines, pese a sus distintas funciones sociales, el presente ensayo elabora la relación entre estos dos campos mediante un análisis del trabajo de la directora ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present

Book · January 8, 2019 Centered on an eclectic cluster of documentaries -from ethnographic documentaries and indigenous videos to films concerned with social and criminal justice, including first-person, essayistic films - this book brings into view the ... ... Cite

Remembering objects in the essay film: Andrés di Tella as heir, archaeologist and collector

Journal Article New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film · September 1, 2015 AbstractAlthough Andrés di Tella is among the leading documentary filmmakers in South America, his work has received scant attention in the Anglophone world. Di Tella’s essayistic films mix personal and inti ... Full text Open Access Cite

The Borders of Sense: Revisiting "Iracema, uma transa amazônica

Journal Article Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies · 2013 A landmark of Brazilian cinema, Iracema: Uma transa Amazônica (1974), by Orlando Senna and Jorge Bodansky, remains an underexplored film. This fiction-documentary hybrid is a visual reflection on territoriality, mobility, and borders—borders that are inher ... Open Access Cite