João Canijo (Portugal)

Was assistant director to Manoel de Oliveira, Wenders, Tanner and Schroeter. Has directed more than 8 features and 4 documentaries, which have been regularly presented in the most important international film festivals – Cannes, Venice, Toronto. Sangue do Meu Sangue won the FIPRESCI award in San Sebastian, and the Grand Jury Prize in Miami Film Festival. It has been widely awarded and was presented at more than 60 film festivals worldwide. His feature Fátima had its international premiere in Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Filmography

  • Diário das Beiras
    2017
  • Fátima
    2017
  • Portugal, Um dia de Cada Vez
    2015
  • É o Amor
    2013
  • Sangue do Meu Sangue
    2011
  • Fantasia Lusitana
    2010
  • Mal Nascida
    2007
  • Noite Escura
    2003
  • Ganhar a Vida
    2000
  • Sapatos Pretos
    1998
  • Sai da minha vida
    1996
  • Alentejo sem lei
    1990
  • Filha da Mãe
    1989
  • Três menos eu
    1985
  • É o amor
    1984

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