Raquel Freire

Raquel Freire was born in Porto.
She is a filmmaker, writer, screenwriter, producer, activist and mother of a 15 year old child. She studied Law and History and Aesthetics of Cinema at the University of Coimbra. Her films "Rio Vermelho", "Rasganço", "Veneno Cura", "SOS", "This is my face: theater creators", "L'Academie" and "Dreamocracy" premiered in competition at International Film Festivals such as Venice , Turin, São Paulo, Montreal, Gwanju, Leeds, Seoul, ClermontFerrand, Kenya, Vila do Conde, Porto PosDoc, Sweden Film Festival, among others. Raquel was distinguished at Cannes Film Festival by the European Film Foundation as a young European producer.

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