André Novais Oliveira

Graduated in History by PUC-Minas and in Cinema by ELC / BH. he directed and wrote the short films “Ghosts”, “About a Month” and “Backyard” and the feature films “She Comes Back on Thursday” and “Temporada” (work-in-progress). Together, his films were screened and awarded in many different festivals and screenings like Cannes Critics Week, Rotterdam, Fid Marseille, Brasília and Tiradentes. Together with Gabriel Martins, Maurílio Martins and Thiago Macêdo Correia, he is part of the production company Filmes de Plástico.

Claire Allouche

Claire Allouche was born in Saint-Denis, France. She is a programming assistant at the 3 Continents Festivals, in Nantes. She is beginning a PhD project about the value of non-capital cities in contemporary Argentine and Brazilian cinemas, with the guidance of Dork Zabunyan and Thierry Roche, from Paris 8 University. She graduated in cinema by Ciné-Sup, in ENS Ulm, in Paris 8 and UNSAM (Argentina) and also in Special Social Sciences at EHESS (Paris). She writes eventually for cinema magazines.

Roger Koza

Member of FIPRESCI (The International Federation of the Cinematographic Press), Roger Koza works for La Voz del Interior (Córdoba, Argentina) as a film critic; He also writes about cinema for Ñ and Con los ojos abiertos. Koza is also programmer at Filmfest Hamburg, in Germany, and FICUNAM, in Mexico. He’s also Artistic Director at FICIC and DocBuenos Aires. He has participated as a jury member at IFFR,, Locarno Film Festival, Golden Apricot Film Festival, BAFICI, among others.

Olhares Brasil Award and New Views

Annouchka De Andrade

She has been working on the past 20 years in numerous cultural areas which include Film festival, management of cultural meetings and performances in international venues, promoting creativity in the arts, in particular, helping mature and develop young professionals. For the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombia and Spain Annouchka has been in charge of management of shared cultural heritage, promotion of national cinema. She is now Director of the International Film Festival of Amiens.

Ela Bittencourt

Ela Bittencourt is a critic, programmer and funder of Lyssaria, a new cinema website. Her articles are published on several international magazines, among them Artforum Art in America, Film Comment, Frieze, Hyperallergic, Sight & Sound and The Village Voice. She was curator of some screenings in the USA (True/False Film Festival; Museum of Moving Image / MoMI, New York) and in Brazil. She contributes with Sheffield DocFest and É Tudo Verdade film festivals.

Jang Byung-won

He received a doctorate in film theory from Chung Ang University. He worked as a chief editor of weekly film magazine FILM 2.0. and as a curator dor Im Kwan Taek Film Museum. He has been working as a programmer at Jeonju International Film Festival since 2013. He teaches film theory, film history, and film aesthetics in film school.

Other Views

Filipa Reis

Filipa Reis has been directing documentaries since 2010 with João Miller Guerra, and their films are regularly Shown and awarded in festivals such as Cinéma du Réel, IDFAm DokLeipzig, Bafici, Bordocs, Doclisboa, Olhar de Cinema or IndieLisboa. Their first feature film “Djón África”, premiered at Rotterdam IFF 2018. At Uma Pedra no Sapato they develop and produce documentary and fiction films, where they work their own cinematic projects as well as from other directors.

Juliana Antunes

Juliana Antunes is the director and screenwriter of the feature film “Baronesa”. screened in more than 40 film festivals, with 8 international and 10 Brazilian prizes. Also, she directed and wrote the screipt of the short film “Plano Controle”, a work-in-progress project to be released in the second semester of 2018. She was a programmer of CINE 104 projections place and she is curator for Cineclube Aranha, both in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Leonardo Bomfim

Leonardo is a programmer for Capitólio Petrobras Cinematheque since 2015 and for Sala P. F. Gatal since 2013, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He was the editor of Czech Nouvelle Vague screening catalog. He collaborated with the catalog. He collaborated with the catalog of Godard Inteiro ou o Mundo em Pedaços screening. Leonardo has published texts for Teorema, Norte, Zinematógrafo and Aurora.


Emanuela Siqueira

Masters student by UFPR, she researches written transgressions produced by women. Emanuella writes about cinema since 2008, and today collaborates with Quadro por Quadro website. She is part of Elviras “C Collective of Women Cinema critics and participated as jury for Colors: Cinema and Diversity and took part on debates about women representations on cinema and women actions in cinema critics. a member of AVEC-PR, today she is interested in researching about women audiovisual productions in Parana.

Jessica Candal

Jessica Candal has a bachelor degree in Audiovisual (ECA-USP) and is a specialist in Visual Poetics (EMBAP). As a filmmaker, the highlight of her work is the medium lengh film “O Espelho de AnA”. And as a screenwriter, the feature films “Rust” and “Barba Ensopada de Sangue”. along with Aly Muritiba, and “Tão Longe do Centro da Terra”, along with Aarón Fernandez. as a curator, in past years, she worked for Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba Int’l Film Festival and FICBIC – Curitiba’s Biennal International Film Festival.

Nelson Settani

He works as an audiovisual producer since 2005. Since 2013 he documents urban occupations in Curitiba by Movimento Popular por Moradia “C MPM (Popular Movement for Residence). On May 13, 2016 he actively participated in the occupation for the culture at IPAHN in Curitiba, resisting to the parliamentary coup. Today he is the president of AVECPR “C Paraná Cinema and Video association and a substitute in the Cultural State Council.

Critic's Award (Abraccine)

Susana Schild

Journalist, film critic, screenwriter. She worked at Jornal do Brasil, was collaborator for O Estado de São Paulo, and directed the Cinemateque of Modern art Museum (Rio de Janeiro). She wrote the script of “Depois daquele baile” and “Mão da luva” (directed by Roberto Bomtempo). Curator of the bilingual edition of Brazilian cinema Today: Critics and Specialist’s Essays from all over the country (Latin Alerican Training Center), Since October 2010 is part of the film critic’s crew for O Globo. Author of the child book ” As Aventuras de Jajá”.

Vitor Búrigo

Graduated in Video and Cinema ar UNISUL, Santa Catarina. Worked in television, radio and cinema in many different functions, in companies such as Record, SBT and Jovam Pan, and also in film production companies such as Record, SBT and Jovem Pan, and also in film production companies. In 2013, he created the CINEVITOR show on Youtube, where he talks about cinema through many different themes. He also interviews directors and actors, as well as does festival coverages. In January 2014, he released the website CINEVITOR online, expanding his way of talking about films. He also acts as a critic for Preview Magazine.

Emanuela Siqueira

Masters student by UFPR, she researches written transgressions produced by women. Emanuella writes about cinema since 2008, and today collaborates with Quadro por Quadro website. She is part of Elviras “C Collective of Women Cinema critics and participated as jury for Colors: Cinema and Diversity and took part on debates about women representations on cinema and women actions in cinema critics. a member of AVEC-PR, today she is interested in researching about women audiovisual productions in Parana.

Kênia Freitas

Post-PHD student in Communication at UNESP, PhD in Communication by UFRJ, master in Multimedia by Unicamp and graduated in Journalism by UFES. She was curator of the screenings frofuturismo: cinema e música em uma diáspora intergaláctica (2015/ Caixa Belas Artes/SP), A Magia da Mulher Negra (2017/Sesc Belenzinho/SP) and Diretoras Negras no Cinema brasileiro (2017/Caixa Cultural/DF e RJ). She writes cinema critics for “Multiplot!” and is a part of the Elviras “C Collective of Women Cinema Critics”.

Robledo Milani

Chief-editor of website Papo de Cinema, president of ACCIRS – Rio Grande do Sul Critics Association, founder member of ABRACCINE – Brazilian Cinema Critics Association.


Vila Pérola

Felipe Lovo and Maurício Ferreira
Fiction Feature Film


Larissa Fernandes, Cauê Brandão and Lidiana Reis
Fiction Feature Film


Susana Costa Amaral and Bia Medeiros)
Fiction Feature Film

Quase Iguais

Thais Bologna and André Queiroz
Fiction Feature Film


Rodriane Dellê and Ana Paula Málaga
Fiction Feature Film

O Nascimento de Astério

Francisco Gusso and Lígia Teixeira
Fiction Feature Film

Hotel California

Daniel Nolasco and Wadih Elkadi
Fiction Feature Film

Estrela do Sul

Roberson Corrêa and Laís Lifschitz
Fiction Feature Film

Jovem: Presente!

Thiago Benites and Ighor Augusto

Juventude Azul

Alana Rodrigues and Fernanda Morin

Nega Ela

Guto Pasko and Ana Cláudia Justino

Feito de Barro e Ossos

Leandro Cordeiro and Rodrigo Ribeiro

Guerra de Porecatu

Nelson Settani and Jessica Candal

Recomendação das Almas

Anderson Simão and André Senna


Renato Ogata and Gil Baroni

Três Câmeras Ilegais

Nicolás Gómez Portillo and Willian Fragata


Elder Maxwhite and Marcos Savae

Netas do Coronel

Sônia Procópio, Jessica Candal and Denise Fait

Terra Rica

Daniel Pereira and Camille Bolson

M de Morte

Gabriela Rosa and Thais Peixe

Thereza das Marés

Julia Vidal and Isabele Orengo


Felipe Lovo and Willian Fragat

Família Tradicional

Thiago Benites and Igor Augusto


Meet the Programmers

An open conversation to the public with the programmers of 7th Olhar de Cinema about this year’s selection, its films and events.

Distribution and Exibition of Authorial Cinema

The challenges and possible ways for exhibition of auteur cinema and television.

Curatorship and Critics

The relation between critics and curatorship on the building of cinematographic thinking. What are the convergences and divergences between curators and programmers about contemporary cinema? In the midst of interest conflicts, how to prevent one part from being subjugated to another?

Q&A Screening

Screening of the film”Chronicle of a Summer”, directed by Jean Rouch, and Q&A with Carla Italiano and Mateus Araújo.

Festivals Curatorship

The role of film programmers in festivals and screenings: the legitimacy of aesthetics trends and the search for new languages. The different methodologies of work and the connection with cinematographic market.

The Cinema of Djibril Diop Mambéty and Jean Rouch

A group discussion about the distinguished and united legacies of two masters of Mondial cinema honored in Retrospective section this year.

Finalization Processes

The challenges in orchestrating the finalization of image, sound, accessibility, deliveries, etc., of an audiovisual project.

Representation and Representativity Politics of Trans People in Cinema

Discussion about the stereotypes in the cinematographic representations of trans people, about the narrative construction that desestabilizes stigmas and about the presence of trans professionals and artists in front and behind cameras.

Illustrated Talk

An illustrated talk on which the American director Janie Geiser, Focus’ guest artist this year, discusses all her references and influences, cinematographic and personal, for the film “Arbor” (2012, 7min).


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