Letícia Simões

Letícia Simões

Brazil

Biography

Letícia Simões was born in Salvador, Brazil, 1988. Graduated in Social Communication at PUC-Rio and studied Cinema at the London Academy of TV and Media and Fine Arts at the University of London.
In 2011, she published her first poetry book, “People from whom I stole sentences” by Brazilian publisher 7 Letras. In the same year, she directed her first feature film, the documentary WIDE SARGASSO SEA, selected for the Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival, Sao Paolo Film Festival and Tiradentes Film Festival, among others.
In 2013, she published her second poetry book, “from here, in 1976, I waved at you”, by Brazilian publisher Patuá. Now she’s working as a scriptwriter in the movies, BUILDING BRIDGES, directed by Heloísa Passos and MASTER CUPIJÓ AND HIS RHYTHM, directed by Jorane Castro and selected by Petrobras Cultural Program 2012.
Her second feature documentary, EVERYTHING WILL BE COLORED AS YOU WISH, was contemplated by Rio de Janeiro Cultural Secretariat to low budget feature films. The film is centered on the universe of the schizophrenic writer, musician and fine artist Rodrigo de Souza Leão. It premièred at Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival 2014.

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