Deborah Viegas

Writer / Director

Brazil & Portugal

Deborah Viegas (n.1993 Minas Gerais, Brasil) is a Brazilian filmmaker currently based in Portugal. Her films are marked by laconic narratives that delve into everyday life, investigating the role of institutions and collective spaces in founding and perpetuating a political notion of normality. Her films have been screened and awarded at festivals around the world such as IFFR – International Film Festival Rotterdam, Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias and Festival do Rio. Viegas also frequently collaborates with other visual artists as an editor and screenwriter.
YOUNG WOMAN SEEN FROM BEHIND is her first feature film project.


Young woman seen from behind