Margarida Leitão (Portugal)

Margarida Leitão studied film in the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC). As a director she made several short fiction films and documentaries that travelled through festivals worldwide and were exhibited on television. The award-winning films “A Ferida” (Wounded) and “Muitos Dias Tem o Mês” (Many days to a Month) had theatrical release. She also works regularly as editor and script supervisor for cinema and television.


  • 2013 *“BRAVE YOUTH”*
    Juventude Brava
  • 2013 *“FACE TO FACE”*
    Cara a Cara
  • 2011 *“ZOO”*
    Design Atrás das Grades
  • 2009 *“MANY DAYS TO A MONTH”*
    Muitos Dias Tem o Mês
  • 2009 *“KILLING TIME”*
    Matar o Tempo
  • 2005 *“FLESH OF MY FLESH”*
    Parte de Mim
  • 2003 *“WOUNDED“*
    A Ferida

Doc Alliance Members

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