Bio: Directors Biofilmography // Marília Rocha Marília Rocha is a filmmaker and one of the founders of Teia, collective based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She has directed the feature dcumentaries “Aboio” [Cattle Callers] (2005), best film award at It’s All True International Film Festival, “Acácio” (2008) and “A falta que me faz” [Like Water Through Stone] (2011), best film at São Paulo Latin-American Film Festival. Her works were programmed at festivals and museums such as MoMA (USA), New Museum (USA), Musée d’ethnographie Neuchâtel (Switzerland), Rotterdam International Festival (Holland), BAFICI (Argentina), Festival dei Popoli (Italy), DocumentaMadrid (Spain), DocLisboa (Portugal), among others. In 2011, her films had a retrospective at Dockanema Film Festival, in Mozambique, and a tribute at Festival Visions du Réel, which dedicated a special exhibition for her works, in Switzerland. Film Retrospectives and Public Collections Visions du Réel: Séance spéciale Marilia Rocha, Switzerland, 2011. Dockanema Film Festival, Mozambique, 2011. Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Minas Gerais Memorial, Brazil. Film Prizes It’s All True International Documentary Festival, Brazil - Best film to Aboio – Cattle Callers. São Paulo Latin American Film Festival, Brazil - Best Latin American film to Like Water Through Stone. International Documentary Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain - Best Latin American Documentary to Dead End. Mannheim/Heidelberg Film Festival, Germany - Jury’s Special Prize to Dead End. Forumdoc, International Documentary Film Festival, Brazil – Special prize of the Jury to Like Water Through Stone. JVC Tokyo Film Festival – Best Film Duralex Sedlex, Jury’s Special Prize to Bainema. Major screenings 2011-2010 New Museum, New York, USA. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington, USA. Visions du Réel: tribute to Marília Rocha, Switzerland. Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 39th Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands. 51th Festival dei Popoli, Italy. 8th Festival International Documenta Madrid, Spain. 32th Brazilian Art Panorama – MAM, Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, Brazil. 12nd BAFICI – Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Argentina. 14th RIDM – Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal, Canadá. 8th DocLisboa International Film Festival, Portugal. 32th Havana Film Festival, Cuba. 22th Viña del Mar Film Festival, Chile. 42nd Brasilia Film Festival, Brazil. 5th São Paulo Latin-American Film Festival, Brazil. 29th Festival Internacional de Uruguai, Uruguay. 6th Dockanema – Documentary Film Festival of Mozambique, Africa.
2008-2009 38th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands. 24th Guadalajara International Film Festival, Mexico. 11th BAFICI, Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival, Argentina. 10th International Film Festival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 7th DocLisboa – Internacional Film Festival, Portugal. 32nd São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil. 31st Havana Film Festival, Cuba. 5th SANFIC – Santiago International Film Festival, Chile. 7th IndieLisboa – Internacional Independent Film Festival, Portugal. 2007 56th International Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg, Germany. 7º International Documentary Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain. 12º It’s All True – International Documentary Film Festival, Brazil. XVII Message to Man, Russia. 29º Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano of Havana, Cuba. 9º Festival de Cinéma des 3 Amériques, Canadá. 2005-2006 MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA. 41º Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic. 9º RIDM, Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal, Canada. 10º It’s All True – International Documentary Film Festival, Brazil. 21º Guadalajara International Film Festival, Mexico. 7º Tempo Documentary Festival, Stockholm, Sweden. Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, France. Les Écrans Documentaires, France. Rio International Festival, Brazil.
TFI Latin America Fund | 2013