DOCS BY THE SEA. LAB: JULY 11–21, FORUM: AUGUST 18–26
Joana de Sousa

Joana de SousaPortugal

Head of Programme
Doclisboa - International Film Festival

Joana de Sousa is a programmer and filmmaker. She studied Communication Sciences in Lisbon and Documentary Filmmaking at DocNomads, a co-joint Master’s programme across universities in Portugal, Hungary, and Belgium. Her first short film, Bétail (2014), was selected and awarded by several international festivals. Since 2015, Joana has been collaborating with Doclisboa as programme coordinator and programmer. Between 2019 and 2022, she was part of the Direction of the Festival. She is currently Head of Programme at Doclisboa.