Director, Script Writer BRAZIL

Karim AÏNOUZ

Karim AÏNOUZ

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Biography

Born in 1966 in Fortaleza, Karim Aïnouz studied architecture in Brasília and cinema at New York University. His first feature Madame Satã (2002) was selected for Un Certain Regard and received numerous distinctions worldwide. O Céu de Suely (2006) and Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque te Amo, co-directed with Marcelo Gomes (2009), were both invited at the Orizzonti section of the Venice Festival and won a number of international awards. The Silver Cliff (2011) was presented at the Directors’ Fortnight. In 2008 Aïnouz directed Alice, a fiction series for HBO Latin America. His installations have been shown in different venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial (1997), the São Paulo Art Biennial (2004) and the Sharjah Biennial (2011).

Films presented at Cannes

MARINHEIRO DAS MONTANHAS MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS 2021 Special Screenings Director
A VIDA INVISÍVEL DE EURÍDICE GUSMÃO THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO 2019 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue , Director
CIDADE BAIXA LOWER CITY 2005 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue
CINEMA, ASPIRINAS E URUBUS CINEMA, ASPIRINS AND VULTURES 2005 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue
MADAME SATA 2002 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2012
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