Lúcia Tupiassú (Brazil)

Lúcia Tupiassú is a Brazilian writer and director born in Belém, in the Amazon region. She has written over 15 already released titles, including TV series and short and feature films. She is the author of the children’s animated series Fruti-Feras, awarded a Cabíria Screenplay Award in 2021 in Brazil and selected for the Doctoring Sessions of SerieLAB 2021. Lúcia is the co-author of the documentary series Meninas de Realengo, to be released in 2023. Her first fiction feature, A Última Silva, was selected for the 4th Franco-Brazilian Screenplay Lab of Varilux Festival in 2021. Lúcia holds a Master’s Degree in Communication from the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro and a Degree in Advertising from the University of Amazon (UNAMA). She also has certificates in Film Writing and Documentary Filmmaking from the International School of Film and Television (EICTV) of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, and in TV Writing from Columbia University in New York City.

A Última Silva (The Last Silva) Pina is called to decide whether or not she wants to have a biological baby. She resorts to an unconventional search for answers, embarking on a journey that is both profound and hilarious, to find out she needs to face her own strings.