Maya Da-Rin was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1979. She studied Design and Philosophy of Art at the Pontifical Catholic University, and she attended film workshops at the Cuban Film School. In 2010 she moved to France to attend Le Fresnoy, where she graduated with honours, and in 2013 she has been an artist in residence at the LABoral Art Center, in Spain. Her films and video installations have been shown and awarded at film festivals and art institutions such as Locarno, DOK Leipzig, Toulouse, Guadalajara, Sao Paulo Art Biennial, MoMA and New Museum NY. She is currently preparing her first feature film, THE FEVER, selected at TFL’s Script&Pitch and FrameWork, Cinefondation Residence, Cannes’ La Fabrique des Cinemas du Monde and awarded by the Hubert Bals Fund for script and development.
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