Gabriela Carneiro da Cunha


Gabriela Carneiro da Cunha (1982, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is an actress, director and researcher. She works in film and theatre. People she has worked with include Ariane Mnouchkine, Georgette Fadel, Cibele Forjaz, Grace Passô and Eryk Rocha. She is currently working on the

Riverbank Project: About Rivers, Buiúnas and Fireflies,

Margens Project - on Rivers, Buiúnas and Fireflies, an art and research project that listens to the testimonies of Brazilian rivers. She incorporates these statements in her pieces, which were featured both in the region and all over the world. Besides Altamira 2042, she is working on two films with filmmaker Eryk Rocha.

Major work

2015 Guerrilla Girls

2019 Altamira 2042


Prizes and awards

2019 Best Supporting Actress at the Rio Film Festival