Margarita Ledo, coordinator of the Estudos Audiovisuais Research Group, attended the XV Documentary Festival Santiago Alvarez In Memoriam which took place between 6th and 11th of march in Santiago de Cuba. Ledo presented at the festival his dissertation “En torno a lo viejo y lo nuevo en el documental contemporáneo”, and was one of the members of the jury of the main competition.
In her dissertation, Ledo pointed out that “it was not a montage cinema, with close to hand materials, arquive restoration or resignification of press photos, that is what is being do nowadays in a expansive way. With Hanoi, Santiago Álvarez organized the daily with the rupture, which is the war, precisely this kind of conflict is something that defines the contemporanean documentary genre”. Likewise, she appealed for recovering the memory of the documentary genre and to create the own tradition of this audiovisual expression.
The Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA) recognizes Margarita Ledo Andión‘s latest film as “Especially recommended for the promotion of gender equality.” The entity, dependent on the Ministry of Culture and Sports, grants this distinction to films that promote the elimination of prejudices, stereotyped images, and roles based on sex, favor the use of […]
Este mércores 28 de outubro a catedrática de Comunicación Audiovisual e Publicidade e coordinadora do Grupo de Estudos Audiovisuais na USC, Margarita Ledo Andión, recibiu en València a homenaxe a toda unha vida de investigación en comunicación, outorgada pola Asociación Española de Investigación da Comunicación no VII Congreso Internacional da AE-IC. O acto celebrouse no […]
The analysis, preservation and dissemination of the Lusophone historical and cultural heritage receives a new impulse with the incorporation of the Museu Virtual da Lusofonia (Virtual Museum of Lusophony) to the Google Arts and Culture platform. Launch ceremony will take place on September 4 at 9:00 p.m. (GMT+1) at Nogueira da Silva Museum (Braga, Portugal) […]