Nathalie Mansoux was born in Paris in 1974. Mansoux finished her Master’s in Ethnology at the University of Paris X – Nanterre in 1999. After an academic year in Lisbon, she moved there permanently in 2001. Since then, she has worked as a director and directing assistant, and now translates subtitled films for the Portuguese Cinematheque – the Museum of Cinema and Portuguese Festivals.
Filmography: Deportado (2012); Palavras Cruzadas (2010); Mujeres y Construccion (co-director, 2009; about the construction of a communitarian center for women in Joal-Fadiouth, Senegal); Via de Acesso (director & producer, 2008; about the destruction process of a suburban neighborhood in Lisbon – TOBIS Award for Best Portuguese Feature Film, IndieLisboa Festival 2008), Mémoires (2005), De Paso por Juchitan (co-director, 2001; a portrait of a Zapotec town in the south-east of Mexico famous for being a matriarchal society – Winner of the Best Documentary, Ovarvídeo festival 2002, Portugal).
A Q & A with Nathalie Mansoux will take place on Saturday, 14th June 2014 at Slovenian Cinematheque after the screening of her movie Deported / Deportado. Nathaliewill also participate in a discussion about Socially Engaged Cinema Today, which will take place on Monday, 16th June 2014 at Kult 3000 at 8.30 pm.