Sérgio Dias Branco is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of Coimbra, where he directs the MA in Art Studies and coordinates the Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art (LIPA). He is researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Coimbra. He has taught at Nova University of Lisbon and the University of Kent, where he was awarded with a MA and a PhD in Film Studies. He is researching the theological virtues in contemporary cinema for the MA by Research in Theology at Durham University. He was President of the Association of Moving Image Researchers between 2018 and 2020 and member of its Direction Board between 2014 and 2020. His research falls within the scientific areas of film, religious, television, and working class studies. He co-edits Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies. His latest books are Escrita em Movimento: Apontamentos Críticos sobre Filmes [Writing in Motion: Critical Notes on Films] (2020) and O Trabalho das Imagens: Estudos sobre Cinema e Marxismo [The Work of Images: Studies on Cinema and Marxism] (2020).


University of Kent
PhD, Film Studies

University of Kent
MA, Film Studies

University of Lisbon
BA (Hons), Architecture

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