Born in Lisbon in 1974, she received her B.A. in Communication Studies from Lisbon’s Nova University in 1998. She helped to set up the Social and Human Sciences department’s Film Creation Lab, where she would contribute to the production of several art videos commissioned by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2004, with the production company Raiva she developed a Film Workshop for seniors sponsored by ICAM. In the summer of 2005 she attended a filmmaking course put on by Calouste Gulbenkian’s Creativity and Artistic Creation Program, in collaboration with the London Film School. She taught a Filmmaking class at Caldas da Rainha’s School of Arts and Design in 2010. She’s currently a part of the production company Terratreme (formerly known as Raiva), where she also has served as executive producer.
2015 Trials, Exorcism (Fiction) 2014 Vida Activa (Documentary)
2010 Lisboa-Provincia (Short)
2006 It Would Have Been Simple (Short)
2003 Daycare Hospital (Documentary)
2001 As Nadadoras (Short)
Vida Activa (Orig.) / 2013 / Portugal / 92 min
New Opportunities was a Portuguese education program with a focus on the academic certification of adults who left school early in life. This program encouraged students to re-elaborate and re-interpret their “life experience”, motivating workers to reflect on their work conditions and their roots. A reflection on work in the contemporary world.