Karim Aïnouz

Karim Aïnouz


(To be a filmmaker) it takes more than patience, you need to be stubborn and not listen to people.    


Born in Fortaleza, Brazil in 1966, he studied architecture in Brasilia and film at NYU before completing the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art. He was assistant director to Todd Haynes, worked on over 20 films as an editor and has been directing his own films since 1992. In 2014 his film PRAIA DO FUTURO screened in the Berlinale Competition while CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE, which he co-directed, screened in the Berlinale Special programme.

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