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

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

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.