The General of the Stars

Brazilian Army Reserve General, Moacyr Uchôa, decides to write his memoirs so as not to let the extraordinary facts that he experienced throughout his life, as a sensitive medium and researcher of the UFO phenomenon, fall into oblivion.

  • Patrícia Antoniazzi Saldanha
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O General das Estrelas
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Writer Biography - Patrícia Antoniazzi Saldanha

Journalist, with a postgraduate degree in Cinema and Screenplay in Audiovisual Fiction, she participated in several workshops on film production and screenplay for cinema and TV, in Brazil, as well as a workshop on Filmmaking at the International School of Film and TV, in Cuba . She received an Honorable Mention for the short film EuelaEu, at the University Film Festival, in Curitiba / PR, in 2004; had the short documentary, 'O General Uchôa e os Discos Voadores', selected to participate in the film festival Um Novo Olhar, in São Paulo/Brazil, in 2010, and had the feature film script 'Luzes em Alexânia , selected for the Business Round at FRAPA - Festival of Scripts of Porto-Alegre/Brazil, in 2018. Works in the Federal Public Service, in Brazil.

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