Name: André Guiomar
School: Portuguese Catholica University
André Guiomar is 23 years old and lives in Oporto, Portugal. He graduated in “Sound and Image” at The Catholic University of Portugal and at the moment is finishing his masters in “Cinema and Audiovisual” at the same university. His skills are mainly in cinematography but sometimes he also works as a movie director. He directed two short documentarys (Píton
and Paulo Neves – Cucujães, The Center of my World
) and was at the same time the cinematographer of both of them. With his movie Píton
he won some awards and was selected for international fim festivals. This includes best movie, best documentary and the public award in the 8th Black and White Internacional Film Festival
was selected for the 9th DocLisboa Internacional Film Festival
and Punto de Vista Internacional Documentary Film Festival of Navarra.
Director: André Guiomar
Year of production
In boxing, the duality between the violence of a confrontation and moving human body in perfect harmony with the mind makes a fight look like a choreographed dance. In this black and white documentary about the boxer Juliana Rocha, known as Python, it is intended to demonstrate the prospect of a violent sport practiced by a woman boxer. Through interviews with the coach and the father we tell her story and motivations. Following one of the matches, we document the mignitude of a sport practiced by woman, in its fullness.