Graça Castanheira (Portugal)

Graça Castanheira was born in Angola in 1962 and she is a documentary director. She graduated in 1989 at the Cinema School in Lisbon, where she is currently a teacher of Documentary Cinema and Direction. She was awarded at DocLisboa with an honorable mention to the film “Logo Existo”. She is part of the group that founded Apordoc – The Portuguese Documentary Association.


  • 2012 **A RUA DA ESTRADA (A ROAD AS A STREET)**, Portugal, 2012, DOC, HD, Colour, 24'21''
  • 2010 **ANGST**, Portugal, 2010, DOC, Betacam SP, Colour, 55'
  • 2010 **MARIA DE LOURDES PINTASILGO**, DOC, Colour, 50'
  • 2008 **A CATEDRAL**, DOC, Colour, 50'
  • 2007 **FERNANDO LOPEZ GRAÇA**, DOC, Colour, 56'
  • 2006 **LOGO EXISTO**, DOC, Colour, 52'
  • 2006 **LAURA**, DOC, Colour, 48'
  • 2001 **OUTUBRO**, DOC, Colour, 62'
  • 1999 **DOIS MUNDOS**, DOC, Colour, 52'
  • 1997 **CÉU ABERTO**, DOC, Colour, 58’

Doc Alliance Members

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.