Karim Aïnouz

Ainouz Karim 2021

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Karim Aïnouz is an award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter and visual artist. He debuted as a director with MADAME SATÃ (Cannes Un Certain, Regard 2002). His other works include MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS ( Official Selection Cannes, 2021),  NARDJES A. (Berlin Panorama, 2020), CENTRAL AIRPORT THF (Berlin Amnesty Prize, 2018), FUTURO BEACH (Berlin Competition, 2014), THE SILVER CLIFF (Cannes Directors Fortnight, 2011),  I TRAVEL BECAUSE I HAVE TO, I COME BACK BECAUSE I LOVE YOU (Venice, Orizontti, 2009) and LOVE FOR SALE (Venice, Orizontti, 2006). INVISIBLE LIFE, Aïnouz's latest feature film, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and has been the recipient of several prizes worldwide. Aïnouz is a screenwriter tutor and member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

Films (selection): SEAMS (1993, short), PAIXAO NACIONAL (1996, short), MADAME SATÃ (2002), O ABISMO PRATEADO (2011), PRAIA DO FUTURO (2014), ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF (2018), O SOL NA CABEÇA (2018)