52nd edition

Anita Rocha da Silveira

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Anita Rocha da Silveira has written and directed three short films: The Noon Vampire, Handball (FIPRESCI Award at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen), and The Living Dead (Directors’ Fortnight). Her first feature Kill me Please was screened at the Orizzonti section at Venice International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films and SXSW, among others. Medusa is her second feature film.