João Canijo
(Portugal)

Was assistant director to Manoel de Oliveira, Wenders, Tanner and Schroeter. Has directed more than 8 features and 4 documentaries, which have been regularly presented in the most important international film festivals – Cannes, Venice, Toronto. Sangue do Meu Sangue won the FIPRESCI award in San Sebastian, and the Grand Jury Prize in Miami Film Festival. It has been widely awarded and was presented at more than 60 film festivals worldwide. His feature Fátima had its international premiere in Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Filmography
Diário das Beiras
2017
Fátima
2017
Portugal, Um dia de Cada Vez
2015
É o Amor
2013
Sangue do Meu Sangue
2011
Fantasia Lusitana
2010
Mal Nascida
2007
Noite Escura
2003
Ganhar a Vida
2000
Sapatos Pretos
1998
Sai da minha vida
1996
Alentejo sem lei
1990
Filha da Mãe
1989
Três menos eu
1985
É o amor
1984

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