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Karim Aïnouz

Karim Aïnouz


Film Director


Jury 2017


Karim Aïnouz’s latest feature, "Praia do Futuro", premiered in Competition at the 64th Berlinale where he also presented the collective project "Cathedrals of Culture". His feature debut, "Madame Satã", premiered in 2002 at the Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard and has won over 40 prizes in national and international film festivals. "Love for Sale", his following film, premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti, in 2006 and won the Grand Coral – First Prize at the Havana Film Festival. "I travel because I have to, I come back because I love you" premiered also at the Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti 2010 and in 2011, "The Silver Cliff" premiered at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the Cannes Film Festival and won Best Director at Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. Aïnouz has recently been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is currently finishing Central Airport, his most recent project for the french-german channel ARTE.