Maria João Soares worked as a producer manager for several documentaries about portuguese artists developed by the New University of Lisbon for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Since 2007, she's been working on the production of Doc's Kingdom documentary seminar. She is founding member of Malvada Prima, a film production company. “Como as Serras Crescem” is her debut film.
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