Felipe Bragança

Felipe Bragança at IFFR

Felipe BRAGANÇA (1980, Brazil) studied Film at the Universidade Federal Fluminense. As scriptwriter and assistant director, he worked together with Karim Aïnouz on the film Suely in the Sky (2006) and the TV series Alice (2008). With Marina Meliande he made two short films and the trilogy Hearts on Fire. In 2009 they finished the first film in the trilogy, The Escape of the Monkey Woman (2009), followed by the second, The Joy (2010) and third Neverquiet (Film of Wonders) (2010). He was artist in residence at the California Institute of Arts (CalArts) in 2012. Together with Portugese Golden Globe winner, actress Catarina Wallenstein, he directed the mid-length Bring Me the Head of Carmen M., which had its premiere at IFFR in 2019. His latest feature A Yellow Animal has its world premiere in the Big Screen Competition at IFFR in 2020.


(selection) Por dentro de uma gota dágua/Waterbound (2003, short, co-dir), O nome dele (o clóvis)/His Name (the Clown) (2004, short, co-dir), Jonas e a baleia/Jonah and the Whale (2006, short), A fuga da mulher gorila/The Escape of the Monkey Woman (2009, co-dir), A alegria/The Joy (2010, co-dir), Desassossego (filme das maravilhas)/Neverquiet (Film of Wonders) (2010, co-dir), Não Devore Meu Coração/Don't Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl! (2017), Tragam-me a cabeça de Carmen M./Bring Me the Head of Carmen M. (2019, mid-length, co-dir), A Yellow Animal (2019)

Felipe Bragança at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR