João Miller Guerra

João Miller Guerra


The idea of working in ​​partnership goes beyond our sharing with one another. The intimacy with the characters is crucial in our films, that's what makes them possible.    


Filipa Reis (1977) and João Miller Guerra (1974) live together in Lisbon, Portugal. They've been directing documentaries and short films that are regulary shown and awarded in festivals worldwide. DJON AFRICA is their first feature film. In 2008 they started their own production company, where they create, develop, produce and direct projects for television with VENDE-SE FILMES brand and film projects under UMA PEDRA NO SAPATO label. They have succeeded in screening the company’s films around the world at major film festivals (Berlinale, IFFR, IDFA, DokLeipzig, FidMarseille, Cinéma du Réel, Hong Kong IFF, among many others), winning a few prizes (Golden Bear in Berlinale Shorts 2016 for Leonor Teles’ documentary BATRACHIAN’S BALLAD).

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