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Aline Portugal

Aline Portugal (RJ, 1985) is a director, screenwriter and researcher. She is a PhD candidate in Communication at UFRJ with a doctoral internship in Cinema Studies at New York University (Fulbright); and holds a master's degree in Communication from UFF, in the area of Cinema and Audiovisual Studies. She is the director and screenwriter of the feature documentary Aracati (IDFA 2015) and the short films Frineia (Critics' Prize at the Luso-Brazilian Festival in Santa Maria da Feira) and Study for the wind, among others. Her films have been shown at festivals such as IDFA, Rotterdam, BAFICI, Cartagena, Uruguay, Tiradentes, Rio International Film Festival, São Paulo International Film Festival, among others. As a screenwriter, he wrote the feature films Praia Formosa (Tiger Rotterdam, 2024), by Julia De Simone; Represa, by Diego Hoefel (Bright Future Rotterdam, 2022); A Torre, by Sérgio Borges (Festival do Rio 2019); and the still unreleased Sangue Quente (Torino Film Lab), by Anita Rocha da Silveira; I would like to see your private photos, by Marcelo Grabowsky (Venice Gap-Financing Market). She won the Best Screenplay Award at Vitória Film Festival for the feature Represa and at the Gramado Film Festival for the short Private Photos. She is screenwriter and assistant director for the feature documentary Bildungsroman, by Julia De Simone, and screenwriter for the third season of the series Magnífica 70 (Conspiração/HBO, nominated for an Emmy in 2019). She also works as a script consultant and collaborator with audiovisual selection committees. She coordinated the Screenwriting Training Program at the International Film Academy and has taught screenwriting at institutions such as the Darcy Ribeiro Film School and Vila das Artes.



Julia De Simone, Aline Portugal | 2015 | 62’ | Documentary 

Tribune of Honor

Aline Portugal, Julia De Simone, Marcelo Grabowsky, Ricardo Pretti | 2014 | 10’ | Experimental   


Aline Portugal | 2012 | 17’ | Fiction

Study for the wind

Aline Portugal, Julia De Simone | 2011 | 10’ | Documentary 


Aline Portugal, Julia De Simone, Julia Mariano, João Costa | 2010 | 8’ | Experimental

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