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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 20 films, including short, medium and feature-length films of various genres that were selected for some prestigious company such as Cannes, Rottedam, Clermont-Ferrand, IDFA and 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 rural four-thousand-people village at Minas Gerais, Brazil, when Bruno concentrate his efforts to produce independent feature-length films, like "O que eu poderia ser se eu fosse" (best film by ABD-rj at Semana dos Realizadores 2015), "Piripkura" (Human Right prize at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, best film at Festival do Rio 2017 and Docville, Belgium) and "Korubo", the new work about a high-risk expedition to contact isolated tribe in brazilian Amazon, to be released in 2020.