Filmmaker and scholar in her own right, and collaborator with Eduardo Coutinho on Edificio Master (Master Building, 2002), Consuelo Lins's essay focuses on Coutinho's final, uncompleted film, Últimas Conversas (Last Conversations, 2015), which was posthumously edited and released, and which she reads through his earlier work and through her unique perspective, drawn from her prior working relationship with the filmmaker.
Eduardo Coutinho, Savage Linguist of Brazilian Documentary
Consuelo Lins is a filmmaker and Professor of Media and Communication at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She was trained in Rio de Janeiro (PUC) and in Paris (Sorbonne Nouvelle). Her book The Documentary of Eduardo Coutinho: Television, Cinema and Video / O documentário de Eduardo Coutinho: Televisao, cinema e video (Jorge Zahar Ed., 2004) is in its third printing. She is also the co-author, with Cláudia Mesquita, of Filmar o real: Sobre o documentário brasileiro contemporaneo (Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar Editor, 2008).
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Consuelo Lins, Natalia Brizuela; Eduardo Coutinho, Savage Linguist of Brazilian Documentary. Film Quarterly 1 March 2016; 69 (3): 28–34. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.3.28
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