Lúcia Nagib is Centenary Professor of World Cinemas and Director of the Centre for World Cinemas, University of Leeds. She is the author of Werner Herzog: Film as Reality (Estação Liberdade); Born of the Ashes: The Auteur and the Individual in Oshima’s Films (Edusp); Around the Japanese Nouvelle Vague (Editora da Unicamp); The Renaissance of Brazilian Cinema (Editora 34); Brazil on Screen: Cinema Novo, New Cinema, Utopia (I.B. Tauris); and World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism (Continuum, in press). She is the editor of the books Ozu (Navegar), Master Mizoguchi (Marco Zero), The New Brazilian Cinema (I.B. Tauris), Realism and the Audiovisual Media (with Cecília Mello, Palgrave) and Theorizing World Cinema (with Chris Perriam and Rajinder Dudrah, I.B. Tauris).