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João Paulo Miranda Maria

Year of residence

2022 – 8th edition

"As a Brazilian author, indigenous on my mother's side and bandeirante (literally flag-carrier) on my father's side, I believe it is my responsibility to give a voice to this struggle with which I have always identified. Through all of my films I have always tried to shed light on the so-called minority, those who are persecuted and rejected by society. Bandeira follows the same line as my previous films, where my characters always fight against a nature that was imposed on them".

João Paulo Miranda Maria