Ana Vaz

Ana Vaz at IFFR

Artist and filmmaker Ana VAZ (1986, Brazil) graduated from both the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Le Fresnoy. Her film debut was the experimental short film Sacris Pulso (2008). Since then, she has made several short films which have screened at film festivals in New York, Toronto and London, among others. Her experimental short Há terra! (2016) screened at IFFR in the Bright Future programme. In her work, Vaz uses assemblages of found and shot footage to "critically experiment with the visual, oral and acoustic traces of historical, geographical and political entanglements".


(all short) Sacris Pulso (2007), Entre temps (2012, doc), Les mains, négatives (2012, co-dir), A Idade da Pedra (2013, doc), Occidente (2015), Un film, réclamé/A Film, Reclaimed (2015, doc, co-dir), Há terra! (2016), Amérika: Bay of Arrows/Amérika: bahía de las flechas (2016), Olhe bem as montanhas/Look Closely at the Mountains (2018), Amazing Fantasy (2018), Atomic Garden (2018), Apiyemiyekî? (2020)

Ana Vaz at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR