Affonso Uchoa

Affonso Uchoa

Brazil

Biography

Affonso Uchoa is a filmmaker based in Contagem, Brazil. He wrote and directed the feature AFTERNOON WOMAN (2010), shown in Mostra de Tiradentes, Semana dos Realizadores and CineEsquemaNovo. In 2014, he directed THE HIDDEN TIGER. The film has been considered by many critics one of the most important brazilian films of the year, receiving the award for Best Picture in the Mostra de Tiradentes; the film was also awarded in festivals like Semana dos Realizadores, Cachoeira.doc, Olhar de Cinema, Mostra de Cinema e Direitos Humanos and it was internationally exhibited for the first time at the Hamburg Film Festival (Germany, 2015). He also directed the short DESIGNIO (2009), exhibited in numerous Brazilian film festivals. He co-directed the film ARABY with Joao Dumans which was screened at IFF Rotterdam.

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