Director of the short film ICARO
Carla Shah is a director currently living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After graduating in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics in 2009, she began her career working on documentaries for NGO’s and independent film makers, many of which, focused on social justice and human rights issues. In 2014 her first short documentary, Maré: Estado que mata nunca mais, was selected by Cinemaissi a Finnish film festival on Latin American cinema. Icaro is the director’s first short fiction.
Carla has already lived in Tokyo, Rome and London and is fluent in four languages. She is currently writing her first feature film.
The film is ultimately about choice. In a myth that ends in the death of the protagonist, I wanted to investigate the symbolic aspects that define the…
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