Gabriel Abrantes

Gabriel Abrantes


Gabriel Abrantes is an artist and filmmaker born in 1984 in the US. His work has been shown in exhibitions such as the MIT List Center for the Visual Arts, the Palais de Tokyo, the Centre Pompidou, and the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. His films have screened in competition at festivals such as La Biennale di Venezia, the Berlinale, Locarno International Film Festival, and IndieLisboa. He has been awarded prizes at the Berlinale and Locarno International Film Festival, among others.


2019 The Marvellous Misadventures of the Stone Lady (short)
2018 Diamantino (co-directed with Daniel Schmidt)
2016 The Artificial Humors (short)
2016 The Hunchback (short, co-directed with Ben Rivers)
2016 A Brief History of Princess X (short)
2015 Freud and Friends
2014 Taprobana (short)
2013 Ennui Ennui (short)
2012 Birds (short)
2012 Fratelli (short)
2011 Baby Back Costa Rica (short)
2011 Liberdade (short, co-directed with Benjamin Crotty)
2011 Palácios de Pena (short, co-directed with Daniel Schmidt)
2010 A History of Mutual Respect (short, co-directed with Daniel Schmidt)
2009 Too Many Daddies, Mommies and Babies (short)
2008 Arabic Hare (short)
2008 Gugg ‘n’ Tate (short)
2008 Obama for President (short)
2008 Visionary Iraq (short, co-directed with Benjamin Crotty)
2006 Olympia I & II (short, co-directed with Katie Widloski)
2006 Dear God Please Save Me (short)
2006 Razor Think Definition of Punk (short)
2006 Anarchist King (short)

Gabriel Abrantes's films at RIFF
The Marvelous Misadventures of the Stone Lady
EFA Shorts Program I
Year: 2019
Tired of being a banal architectural ornament, a sculpture runs away from the Louvre to confront real...