Researcher, curator, writer, photographer, filmmaker. Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication and the Audiovisual Course at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Rodrigo Almeida is one of the founders of the webpage Saquinho de Lixo and the independent queer collective Surto & Deslumbramento. He was the curator of the Recife International Film Window (2009 - 2017), the show Brasil Distópico (2017) and several other initiatives in the field of cinema and visual arts. Rodrigo is the director of the award-winning short films "Casa Forte" (2013), "Como era gostoso meu cafuçu" (2015) and "O nascimento de Helena" (2021), screened in several national and international festivals. He is the author of the book "O Cinema e seu testamento" (2016), the e-books "Rasgos Culturais: Consumo Cinéfilo e o Prazer da Raridade" (2011) and "O amargo obituário do cinema pernambucano" (2019) and organizer of the collection of articles "Cinema e Memória" (2013). He currently coordinates the extension project Mostra Monstra.