Karim Aïnouz (Brazil)

Karim Aïnouz’s first feature film, Madame Satã, premiered in 2002 at Cannes Film Festival, un certain Regard. Suely in the Sky, his second feature, premiered at Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti, in 2006. His installations have been shown in the Whitney Museum of american art Biennial (1997) and the são Paulo Biennial (2004). Karim worked as a scriptwriter for Marcelo Gomes´ feature debut Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures. He has recently finished, Alice, a TV series for HBO Latin America.


  • Seams
    30´, Brazil, 1993
  • Paixao Nacional
    9´, Brazil, 1996
  • O Céu de Suely/ Love for Sale
    90´, Brazil, 2006
  • Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque te Amo/ I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love you – together with Marcelo Gomes
    75´, Brazil, 2009
  • Alice: O Primeiro Dia do Resto de Minha Vida
    80´, Brazil, 2010
  • O Abismo Prateado
    Brazil, 2011

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