Kamy by Icaro November 05, 2022 0 Portfolios

Angolan born after independence, Kamy lived her childhood and adolescence in Luanda. At 18 she moved to Lisbon to attend the Audiovisual and Multimedia University.
In 2010 she returned to Angola and joined the team of the project “Angola – On the Tracks of Independence”, in which she recorded about 700 interviews with people who participated in the fight for the independence of Angola that composed the documentary “Independence” released in 2015. Kamy signs the Direction of Photography in the five films produced by the project and is the director of “Women of Weapons”.
In 2019 she directed her first feature film, the documentary “Beyond My Steps”. The work narrates the challenges of building the new show of the Contemporary Dance Company of Angola and was awarded Best Documentary at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival in 2020 and at DOC Luanda 2022, among other awards.
Kamy has worked on several film projects with different Angolan artists such as directors Fradique, Ery Claver, Sérgio Afonso; visual artists Kiluanji-Kia-Henda, Pamina Sebastião, Helena Uambembe; writer Ondjanki, among others
Kamy is currently editing his second documentary film “Fuckin’ Globo” about the most relevant contemporary art event in Angola, while collaborating on other artistic and commercial projects.