Pandora Da Cunha Telles

Pandora da Cunha Telles started her career in film production 15 years ago. She attended Producers on the Move in Cannes in 2004 and produced Hollow City with France and Angola; Sleepwalking Land with Mozambique and ARTE-ZDF which was sold to 17 countries; Mystery of Sintra’s Road with Brazil; the adaptation of Agustina Bessa-Luís’s novel, The Northern Land by João Botelho and Kiss Me by António da Cunha Telles. In 2009 she founded Ukbar Filmes, together with her Argentinian partner, Pablo Iraola. They’ve since produced the immigration tale America, coproduced with Brazil, Russia and Spain; Bonsái by Christian Jiménez, which premiered in Un Certain Regard, be¬ginning a long festival run; Florbela by Vicente Alves do Ó, focused on the Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca, which is on the top 5 most watched Portuguese films of the last years; and Bridges of Sarajevo, a collective film directed by 13 filmmakers, as Jean-Luc Godard, Ursula Meier and Cristi Puiu, presented in the Offcicial Selection Cannes 2014. Ukbar produced Teresa Villaverde’s segment and the animated intercredits.