World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Adirley Queirós*

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Adirley QUEIRÓS (1970, Ceilândia, Brazil) started out as a football player but due to an injury at the age of 25 he had to change careers. At 28 he entered at the University of Brasilia, where he majored in film in 2005. From then on he made films, was a festival curator and even a character in a movie. In 2005, he directed his first short: RAP, O CANTO DA CEILÂNDIA, that won thirteen awards in Brazil. In 2009 he was director as well as screenwriter for a short fiction film, DIAS DE GREVE and for FORA DE CAMPO, a TV documentary. A CIDADE É UMA SÓ?, his first feature film, depicts the strange history of the town where he and his parents lived.
FILMOGRAPHY – FEATURE
2011 A cidade é uma só? (Hood Movie: Is the City One Only?)
FILMOGRAPHY – SHORTS
2009 Dias de greve
2009 Fora de campo
2005 O canto da ceilandia
Biography
Adirley Queirós (1970, Ceilândia, Brazil) started out as a football player but due to an injury at the age of 25 he had to change careers. At 28 he entered at the University of Brasilia, where he majored in film in 2005. From then on he made films, was a festival curator and even a character in a movie. In 2005, he directed his first short: O canto da ceilandia, that won thirteen awards in Brazil. In 2009 he was director as well as screenwriter for a short fiction film,  Dias de greve and for Fora de campo, a TV documentary. A cidade é uma só?, his first feature film, depicts the strange history of the town where he and his parents lived. 

Filmography
Features
2011 A cidade é uma só? (Hood Movie: Is the City One Only?)

Shorts
2009 Dias de greve
2009 Fora de campo
2005 O canto da ceilandia