João Pedro Rodrigues at IFFR
João PEDRO RODRIGUES (1966, Portugal) studied Biology at Lisbon University, after which he attended the Lisbon Film School. His film debut, Happy Birthday! (1997), premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize. His fifth film The Ornithologist (2016) won him the Grand Prix at the Chéries-Chéris Film Festival in Paris.
(selection) Esta é a minha casa (1997, short doc), Parabéns!/Happy Birthday! (1997, short), Viagem à expo (1998, short doc), O fantasma/Phantom (2000), Odete/Two Drifters (2005), Morrer como um homem/To Die Like a Man (2009), Alvorada vermelha/Red Dawn (2011, short doc, co-dir), Manhã de Santo António/Morning of Saint Anthony's Day (2012, short), A última vez que vi Macao/The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012), O corpo de Afonso/The King's Body (2012, short), Mahjong (2013, short), IEC Long (2015, short doc), O ornitólogo/The Ornithologist (2016)