|Born||19 February 1984|
|Other names||João Salaviza Silva|
|Occupation||Film director, actor|
João Salaviza Manso Feldman da Silva (born 19 February 1984), commonly known as João Salaviza, is a Portuguese film director and actor.
João Salaviza was born on 19 February 1984, in Lisbon, Portugal. His father is José Edgar Feldman, a film director, and his mother is a producer. He studied at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School and at the Universidad del Cine de Buenos Aires, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
His film Arena won the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. In 2012, his film Rafa won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. Salaviza worked as assistant editor in Manoel de Oliveira's Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl.
- Duas Pessoas (2004)
- Arena (2009)
- Casa Na Comporta (2010)
- Hotel Müller (2010)
- Cerro Negro (2012)
- Rafa (2012)
- Montanha (2015)
- STROKKUR (2011)
- The Dead and the Others (2018)
| Berlin International Film Festival
Golden Bear for Best Short Film
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