Raquel Schefer

(London, 1981) is a film director and doctoral student in Film Studies at the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, where she is preparing a thesis on the cinematic representation of contemporary history under the guidance of Philippe Dubois. She published the book El Autorretrato en el Documental in 2008, in Argentina, where she received a master’s degree in Documentary Film. She has directed short films and videos which have been shown in various festivals and exhibits, including FIDMarseille, the Berlinale Talent Campus, and the Marmara Triennial. Her first individual exhibition recently opened in Santander. Avó (Muidumbe), a short produced as part of the Video Art course at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, received the prize for best film in the competitive section of the FUSO Festival in Lisbon.

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