Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Anita Rocha da Silveira has written and directed three short-films: THE NOON VAMPIRE (2008), HANDBALL (2010, FIPRESCI Award at the Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen), and THE LIVING DEAD (2012, Directors’ Fortnight). Her first feature KILL ME PLEASE (2015) was screened at the Orizzonti section at Venice International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films and SXSW, among others. MEDUSA (2021) is her second feature and premiered last July at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight.
Films (selection): THE NOON VAMPIRE (2008), HANDBALL (2010), THE LIVING DEAD (2012), KILL ME PLEASE (2015)