Iván Villarmea Álvarez works as a postdoctoral researcher at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain). His research career is focused on the representation of space and landscape in film, a subject on which he published the book Documenting Cityscapes. Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film (2015) and a special issue –edited with Filipa Rosário– in Aniki. Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image (2017). Moreover, since 2011, he has contributed to the online film journal A Cuarta Parede, for which he has co-edited the volume Jugar con la Memoria. El Cine Portugués en el Siglo XXI (2014).