:: CARLA MAIA ::
Born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Cinema researcher, essayist, director and producer. Communications PhD candidat at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), her work focus on Brazilian contemporary documentary made by/with women. She was a visiting scholar at Tulane University - New Orleans/USA. Teacher at the Instituto de Comunicação e Artes (Art and Communication Institute) of the Centro Universitário UNA. Curator of several film showcases, including retrospectives of Chantal Akerman, Pedro Costa and Naomi Kawase. Director of the documentary Roda, co-directed by Raquel Junqueira. Associate at Filmes de Quintal. Programmer of the forumdoc.bh: Documentary and Ethnography Film Festival of Belo Horizonte.