Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.
She was born in Guaxuma and later moved to Recife, where a new generation of Brazilian directors was about to emerge. In 2014, she co- directed with Tião a live action fiction , "Sem Coração", that received the Illy Prize of best short film at the Director's Fortnight. Her last film, "Guaxuma", has been selected and awarded in some of the most prestigious festivals (SXSW, Palm Springs, TIFF, Annecy, LA Shorts).