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Julia Bio
It is a very long journey from the tiny, northern Brazilian town of Timbuaba to the great cities of the
world. Her loving family's home had no electricity or running water. So Julia Lima, as the eldest of
four, would each day walk the two miles to town to get the two largest jugs of fresh water she could
carry. She was ten.
Julia determined that she would get out and make a better future for her family and herself, in that
order. There were probably many boys and girls in that little town, and the thousands like it, that
harbored similar dreams. But to actually make it happen requires qualities most do not possess. Such
dreams of destiny were hardly encouraged either. In school, the always curious Julia asked her teacher
where Japan was on a map. The teacher replied that it didn't matter as she would never be able to go
there.
Six years after after persuading her father to sign a release that allowed to her to leave for America at
the tender age of sixteen, she was swimming in the very competitive modeling waters of Miami. She
did well. Soon trips to Europe and then Japan followed. (She could not resist the urge to send her old
teacher a postcard from Tokyo.) It all cemented her conviction that you should never allow anyone else
to set your limits or expectations. That year, her family was able to move into a house with both power
and water.
Her career continued to expand and she caught the eye of the movie world. She appeared as Teri
Hatcher's body-double in the TNT movie, 'Running Mates' and that led to the same role for Kate
Beckinsale in the blockbuster, 'Pearl Harbor'.
Less than six years after leaving her homeland, Julia was the international spokes-model for a Top
Shelf vodka, 'Brilliant'. Based in Las Vegas, it was all a great deal further than the mere miles from her
home town.
For Julia though, it wasn't enough. She had to keep learning, keep experiencing. She walked away from
the glitz and neon glamor of her life in Vegas and immersed herself in the glorious beauty of Tuscany,
Italy. There can scarcely be a starker contrast of lifestyle but she wanted to not just visit countries now
but become part of them and have them become part of her. She felt that language was the most
obvious way to show that. She became fluent in Italian in less than a year.
Her old life was not to be so easily left behind though. An offer came in to host a season of a television
talk show in London was an opportunity she felt could not be turned down, even if it presented no
obvious new language challenges.
France would though.
At the conclusion of the show's season, Julia took a job in Paris as Fashion Consultant for Galeries
Lafayette, the celebrated Department Store chain. The job was not thrilling but Paris was and she even
found time to enroll in Master Chef classes, which she loved.

She had also started to get deeply involved with what would become the driving force in her life:
philanthropy.
She started a few years earlier by running half marathons for charitable sponsorship or donations but
then began to become more interested in where the money was going and what actual help was needed.
She began to raise money for causes of her own, almost always benefiting under-privileged children.
Her new interests took her back to the United States but the love of languages persisted. She found a
University, the University of Central Florida, that had a Modern Languages department and decided to
first join as a student, studying Russian, and then to endow the department with a scholarship for
deserving students.
She is quite the standard bearer for any languages department. Her spoken and written tongues now
consist of Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan, Danish and basic in Japanese and Russia

She now continues to oversee more than a dozen major philanthropic projects including one
particularly close to her heart. She is a founder-member of a Brazilian team of activists and artists that
have formed UNIAO GAIA, a collective that concentrates on issues affecting the planet. Through
videos and outreach, its' goal is to support the love of the planet through the building of friendships and
shared awareness. She is also a Actress on the Short film ‘ BEFORE SUNRISE’ that was done Durant the quarantine, remotely on a cell phone with director from Brazil, and she play the 5 characters of the short.
Another of her favorites recently brought her back in front of the camera.
MoviesMakingADifference Inc. is a 501c3 that makes feature films to highlight social issues and give
back to the communities profiled in them. When a powerful Mexican cartel leader was needed for a
film about trafficking, she was happy to accept the part. The film, 'Cult Cartel' is presently in postproduction.
As to what comes next, anything is possible. It continues to be an amazing life's journey. The little girl
from tinyTimbuaba who every day carried the water jugs for miles, would not have it any other way
AWARD WINNER SHORT FILM
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
L'AGE D'OR INTERNATIONAL ARTHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL
KOLKATA WEST BENGAL
2020
OFFICIAL SELECTED
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
NEW YORK ISTANBUL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
New York / Istanbul
2020
Ward winner / BEST ACTRESS/ Julia L. Rosengren
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN AGE FESTIVAL
New York
2020
GOLD AWARD SHORT FILM
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
HOLLYWOOD GOLD AWARDS
Los Angeles/ CA
2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
VENICE SHORTS
Venice / CA
2020
SEMI FINALIST
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
PHOENIX MONTHLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Phoenix / Arizona
2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
AMERICAN GOLDEN PICTURE
Jacksonville, Florida
2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION/ 2020
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
INDO AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF WORLD CINEMA
MUMBAY
2020
FINALIST
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
INDEPENDENT SHORTS AWARDS
Los Angeles/ CA
2020
AWARD WINNER BEST FILM SHORT
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
BEST SHORTS COMPETITION
La Jolla /California
2020
AWARD WINNER BEST SHORT FILM ( Outstanding Achievement Award)
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
CALCUTTA International Cult Film Festival
KOLKATA
2020
AWARD WINNER EXPERIMENTAL FILM
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
CALCUTTA International Cult Film Festival
KOLKATA
2020
AWARD WINNER BEST COLOR GRADING.
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
REDWOOD SHORTS &SCRIPTS
SannyVale
2020
AWARD WINNER BEST MOBILE SHORT FILM
Before Sunrise / Created and producer, by Julia L. Rosengren
PORT BLAIR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Port Blair
2020
Birth Date
February 2, 1975
Nickname
julia
Birth City
Timbauba Brasil
Current City
East Texas
Hometown
Brasil
Height
5'9
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Brazilian - French
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Married To
yes
Children
no
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LOVE TO KEEP TOUCHING LIVES WITH A POSITIVE MESSAGE THROUGH MY FILMS.
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