Gustavo Beck was born in 1982 in São Paulo, Brazil. He earned a degree in Cinema & Film Studies from the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television, Cuba.
His films screened at festivals such as FIDMarseille, Cinéma du Réel, CPH:DOX, Viennale or Locarno as well as at key Latin American festivals like BAFICI, FICUNAM and FICValdivia. The films also showed in museums like the Guggenheim Museum in New York or the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Recently, retrospectives of his work were presented at select festivals and institutions, most notably at La Cinémathèque Française.
Since 2014, Gustavo Beck is the Head of Programming of Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba International Film Festival, Brazil. He is also a member of the Selection Committee for Cinéma du Réel in France, a member of the Selection Committee for IndieLisboa in Portugal and previews Latin American films for the International Film Festival Rotterdam in The Netherlands.
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