Miguel Gomes is a Portuguese film director. He studied cinema at Lisbon Theatre and Film School (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema). Gomes worked initially as a film critic and author of theoretical writings on cinema. His films include The Face You Deserve (2004), Our Beloved Month of August (2008) and Tabu (2012), which won the Alfred Bauer Prize for Artistic Innovation and the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival. His 2015 film Arabian Nights was screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.