Marcelo Gomes was born in 1963. His contact with cinema started with a cine-club he created in his hometown, Recife. later, he graduated in Film studies at Bristol university and directed a number of awarded short-films. His first feature, Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures, premiered at Un Certain Regard, Cannes, in 2005 and received France’s award of the Ministry of Education. It’s been awarded with more than 50 prizes worldwide.
Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.