The city of Fortaleza has always been the setting, character and inspiration for most of my films. And that happens because Fortaleza awakens strong and contradictory feelings in me.
Pedro Diógenes, born in 1984, graduated from the Audiovisual School of Fortaleza in 2008 and between 2010 and 2016 he was a member of the collective Alumbramento. Pedro has written and directed multiple feature films, made 10 short films and worked as a sound technician on another 60 films. His feature film MY OWN PRIVATE HELL (2018) premiered at the IFF Rotterdam 2018 and was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Rio FF 2018. His latest work is PAJEÚ (2020), which was selected for FIDMarseille 2020. He is currently part of the group Marrevolto Filmes.