isiPhethu Speakers 2024

Ana Camila Esteves

Ana Camila Esteves is a Brazilian journalist, cultural producer, researcher, and film curator. She has earned a master’s degree in film studies and a PhD in contemporary African cinemas, focusing on Netflix’s venture into Nollywood in Nigeria. As the co-founder, director, and curator of Mostra de Cinemas Africanos/Brazil African Film Festival, she leads the only festival in the country exclusively dedicated to showcasing contemporary African films. She is also a contributing curator for the Africa in Motion Film Festival in Scotland and a member of the selection committee for the Vues d’Afrique film festival in Canada. Her collaborative efforts extend globally, as she engages with various institutions and festivals in Brazil and abroad, contributing as a curator, programmer, jury member, teacher, panellist, and translator.