Mariana Borges

Mariana Borges



Mariana Borges is a Brazilian director with a diverse background in film, art, and theatre. She has been involved in the Brazilian film industry since the early 2000s, and has directed a number of feature films, documentaries, and short films.

Born in São Paulo, Mariana Borges developed an interest in film and art at a young age. She studied film at the University of São Paulo, and went on to attend the Brazilian School of Cinema in Rio de Janeiro. After completing her studies, she began working as a film critic for several Brazilian newspapers.

In 2006, Mariana Borges made her directorial debut with her feature film "Clandestine Childhood". The film was a critical success and went on to win numerous awards, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and the Grand Prix at the Havana Film Festival. She followed up with the documentary "A Hora e a Vez de Augusto Matraga", which was nominated for an International Emmy Award.

In 2013, Mariana Borges directed her third feature film, "Aquarius". The film was selected to compete in the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Since then, she has directed several short films and documentaries, including "Habitação", which won the Best Short Film Award at the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival.

In 2018, Mariana Borges directed the feature film "Todas as Cores do Arco-Íris". The film was a critical success and won the Best Feature Film Award at the Brasilia Film Festival.

Mariana Borges continues to be an innovative director, pushing boundaries in Brazilian cinema. Her films explore the themes of identity, memory, and social relationships, and her work is deeply inspired by her own life experiences. She is committed to creating meaningful and challenging works of art that will captivate audiences and leave them with something to think about.

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