Davi Pretto

Davi Pretto


Our lives are marvelous constructs, caught between the real and fiction... But in the end, only the fictions can heal us.    


Born in 1988 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Davi Pretto graduated with a degree in film from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre. Since then, he has made several short films as well as working as a curator and programmer. He directed two feature films, both presented at Berlinale Forum. CASTANHA (Best Film New Trends - Rio IFF 2014) was his first feature-length film, followed by RIFLE (2016), Grand Prize at the Jeonju IFF.

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