Cristèle Alves Meira

Cristèle Alves Meira is a Stage Director since she’s 20 years old. She directed Jean Genet’s Les Nègres and Splendid’s, then Suzan-Lori Parks’ Vénus, at the prestigious Théâtre de l’Athé- née-Louis Jouvet in Paris. She directed a documentary in Cape Verde, Som & Morabeza (52’), in which she reflected on the issues of immigration in the African Portuguese-speaking countries through the theme of music; and later through Angolan youth and its social realities, in Born in Luanda (26’). Since 2008, Cristèle Alves Meira also runs stage workshops for primary, middle school class pupils and students under the leadership of the National Scene of Saint-Quentin en Yvelines. After Sol Branco (which won the Quality Award of the CNC 2015), Cristèle shot her second short film, Campo de Víboras, again in the Tras-os-Montes area (located in the North-East part of Portugal) last January 2016, which got selected to the Cannes Critic’s Week 2016. She is currently writing her first feature film, Alma viva, developed at the famous FEMIS school in Paris (Script workshop section 2015).

Filmography

[2016] Campo de Víboras (short)
[2014] Sol Branco (short)
[2013] Born in Luanda (short)
[2010] Som & Morabeza (short)

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