The work of Leitão de Barros

Attend the round-table discussion and learn about the work of Leitão de Barros, a multitasking character whose estate is part of the collections of the Art Library.
17 Feb 2023 83 min
Artists and authors

José Júlio Marques Leitão de Barros (1896-1967) was a teacher, journalist, painter, playwright, and filmmaker. He became known for his film career, but also left his mark on Portuguese journalism.

To celebrate the incorporation of the archive of Leitão de Barros into the special collections, by donation of the family, the Art Library and Archives organised a round-table discussion dedicated to his work.

Moderated by Filomena Serra (art historian and curator), this discussion it had the participation of André Murraças (director, playwright, scenographer, and researcher), Margarida Almeida Bastos (researcher on the history of Lisbon), Rita Fragoso de Almeida (researcher on the history of Lisbon), Sérgio Bordalo e Sá (researcher on the cinematographic work of José Leitão de Barros) and Pedro Martins (IHC researcher on contemporary Portuguese history).

Conference held in Portuguese. English subtitles not available.


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