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Maria Dora Mourão

Maria Dora Mourão is a full-time Professor at the Film, Radio and Television Department, School of Communications and Arts, University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is also a professor in the Postgraduate Program in Media and Audiovisual Processes at the same University. She has a Post Doctorate from École des Hautes Études en Science Sociales (EHESS)/Centre de Recherches sur les Arts et le Langage, Paris, France. Her research focus is film language, mainly montage as a creative act as well as a documentary film.

She was Vice-Dean of the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo (2009-2012) and was Head of the Department of Film, Radio, and Television of the same School for three intermittent periods of four years each. She was also President of SOCINE- Brazilian society for film and audiovisual studies, of FORCINE- Brazilian Forum for teaching cinema and audiovisual, CILECT – International Association of Cinema, Audiovisual and Media Schools and member of the Cinemateca Brasileira - Brazilian Film Archive Council.