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Maria Luisa Mendonça

Maria Luisa Mendonça, Brazilian video producer, educator. Recipient Best Video award Festival International Cinema and Video Rio de Janeiro, 1987, Best Documentary award Rio Cine Festival and Festival International de Havana, 1987, Video Brazil Festival and Festrio, 1988.

Background

  • Mendonça, Maria Luisa was born on March 8, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Came to the United States, 1989. Daughter of Aramis Marengo and Suely Rocha (Ferreira) Mendonça.

  • Education

    • Student, Estacio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, 1983. Student, San Francisco State University, 1990.

    Career

    • Teacher assistant Estacio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, 1982-1984. Producer videos Olhar Electronico, São Paulo, Brazil, 1984-1989. Member core faculty New College California, San Francisco, since 1990.

      Artist in residency The Banff Center for the Arts, Canada, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: Latin American literature, Brazilian music, swimming, horse racing.

    Works

    • Producer video documentary, experimental video. Producer, director experimental video, multimedia presentation.

    Membership

    Panelist grants program department cultural affairs City of Los Angeles, 1990. Board directors Cine Acción, San Francisco, since 1991. Fellow Brazil Action Solidarity Exchange, Lilith Video Collective (producer 1985-1988), Olhar Electronico Foundation.

    Member Bay Area Video Coalition (educator 1991), Film Arts Foundation (educator 1991), Alliance for Cultural Democracy.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: Latin American literature, Brazilian music, swimming, horse racing.

    Maria Luisa Mendonça
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    Born March 8, 1962
    (age 55)
    • 1983
      Estacio de Sá
    • 1990
      San Francisco State University
    • 1982 - 1984
      Teacher, assistant Estacio de S+i University
      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1984 - 1989
      producer videos Olhar Electronico
      Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1990
      member, core faculty New College California
      San Francisco, California, United States