João Viana


João is an Angolan-Portuguese film director, screenwriter and producer whose films have been awarded or selected at Berlin, Venice and Cannes film festivals. He is known for always making a feature and a short film pair. He was selected for Cinefondation at Cannes (2015) and awarded the prestigious DAAD artist-in-residence programme twice (2013 and 2018).
At the Macondo Literary Festival, he will conduct a workshop and feature during an evening on African histories in film.

Supported by the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin-Program with funds from the Federal Foreign Office

The filmmaker João Viana has been a grant-holder of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program.