Flora Gomes, Guinea-Bissau
Born in Cadigue (Guinea-Bissau), Flora Gomes studied cinema at the Cuban Institute of Arts (ICAIC) and in Senegal with Paulin Soumanou Vieyra. After working for two years as a reporter for the news, he entered the Ministry of Information. As camera operator, director of photography and director, he co-directed two shorts at the end of the seventies. Since 1987, he has directed five feature films and a documentary.