Maureen Fazendeiro

Director of
SOL NEGRO

Born in France in 1989, is a Portuguese director. She obtained a degree in Art and Literature and a master’s degree in Cinema Studies at the Denis Diderot University. In 2012, she joined "Independencia", where she was developing the distribution of films and accompanying the publishing of books on cinema (u. a. interview with Miguel Gomes, texts by Jean Epstein, a monograph on Stephen Dwoskin). In 2014, she concluded her first film, MOTU MAEVA, screened at FID Marseille and various international film festivals, museums and cinematheques, and for which she received various awards. Since 2016, she is working as a co-writer for Miguel Gomes’s upcoming film, SELVAJARIA, and has been preparing her first feature-length film, AS ESTAÇÕES. She lives in Lisbon.
Films: MOTU MAEVA (2014, short), SOL NEGRO (2019, short).