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bio

Bruno Jorge (1981) studied Social Communication in São Paulo, Brazil, Documentary Film in Paris, France, and Performing Arts in Liège, Belgium. In 2003 he founded in São Paulo the company production João de Barro to manage his own personal projects. Since there Bruno has directed over 15 films, including short and medium-length films of various genres that were selected for some prestigious company such as Cannes, Rottedam, Clermont-Ferrand, IDFA, Visions du Réel. Most part of the time his work is influenced by visual arts and experimental cinema. In 2013 the French Cinematheque honored Bruno with a retrospective of his short-film work and several other institutions also extended similar invitation, such as the Cinemateca Brasileira and Cineclube do Porto (Portugal). At the same year he moved to a four-thousand-people village at Minas Gerais, Brazil, when Bruno also concentrate his efforts to produce independent feature-length films, like "What I could be if I were" (best film by ABD-rj at Semana dos Realizadores 2015). In 2017, he will premiere his third feature "Piripkura" in competition at Festival do Rio, and he finishing his fourth doc-feature "PATHOS or something is just happening", a hybrid doc which was entirely shot in his own city.

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