Christine Reeh is a filmmaker and researcher in the field of philosophy of film, and teaches at the Peter Behrens School of Arts at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, Germany. Her area of specialization includes film theory, aesthetics and film philosophy, as well as Martin Heidegger and contemporary speculative realism and materialism. Her previous publications include the essays “Essere nel Cinema (Being-in-Film)” and “Total Cinema and Desire of Death in Wagner’s Total Work of Art”. After the first edition in Lisbon in 2014, Christine Reeh is currently preparing a second International Conference on Philosophy of Film at the Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany.José Manuel Martins is Assistant Professor at the University of Évora, and Director of its Department of Philosophy. He lectures on general and applied aesthetics for philosophy, visual arts, architecture and cultural studies at the graduate and post-graduate levels. He is a Researcher at the Centro de Filosofia de Lisboa, and his interests focus on the dialogue between phenomenology and media studies in approaching contemporary art and culture. He has recently co-organized two international conferences on Philosophy and Film in Lisbon, and publishes in the area of film-philosophy.