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Universidade Lusófona

Possidónio Cachapa

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Media Arts Creative Industries and Technology

Writer, Screenwriter and Director.

Author of several novels, short stories and novellas, among which stand out Nylon da Minha Aldeia (1997), adapted to the cinema, and Materna Doçura (1998), besides several short stories, chronicles, children's books and plays.

Among other films he directed Adeus à Brisa, about the life and work of another writer, Urbano Tavares Rodrigues. His work has been translated in several countries and is the subject of international university theses and adaptations to various artistic genres.


2017: PhD in Communication Sciences. Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. Portugal.

1998: Postgraduate Degree in Television Directing. Escola Técnica de Imagem e Comuncação, Portugal

1990: Bachlor's Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures - Portuguese Studies. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.