João Viana is an Angolan-Portuguese film director and screenwriter whose films have been awarded or selected at Berlin, Venice and Cannes film festivals.
He is known for making both long and a short films. He was selected for Cinefondation at Cannes (2015) and awarded the prestigious DAAD artist-in-residence programme twice (2013 and 2018).
At the Cité internationale des arts, he will conduct workshops during the residency.
Supported by the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin-Program with funds from the Federal Foreign Office he develops his next films: Kwanza Nord and Kwanza Soud!