SÉRGIO TRÉFAUT was born in Brazil in 1965, from a Portuguese father and a French mother. After a Master in Philosophy at the Sorbonne (Paris), he started his career in Lisbon as a journalist and assistant director. Eventually he became producer and director. His documentaries were presented in more than 30 countries and received several international awards. His main titles are: Outro País (1999), Fleurette (2002), Lisboetas (2005), The City of the Dead (2009), Alentejo, Alentejo (2013).
Lisboetas was the first Portuguese documentary running in cinemas for more than three months. Journey to Portugal with Maria de Medeiros, Isabel Ruth and Makena Diop is his first feature fiction. For many years he directed Doclisboa International Film Festival and was the president of Apordoc (Portuguese Documentary Association).
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