They are scarred, overweight, pregnant, shaved, or tattooed. In the locker room, Joana studies the physical conditions of other women and later of herself in the mirror. Can your own body be modulated? Your gender? Your femininity? “Break Free" is written on her shirt - time for emancipation.
After a decade working as a personal assistant and script supervisor, in 2013 she wrote and directed the documentary short film, The Show, screened at international festivals and institutions (Santiago de Chile, Oslo, Athens, Mexico, Paris ...). It's never darker (2014) is her first documentary feature film, well received by audience and critics.
Founder of Antivaho Cinematográfico with Xavier Esteban, she is currently working on the documentary feature film Perifèria (Outskirts) as a producer and screenwriter. Panteres is her first fiction's work, short film as a prelude to the feature film in development, Quiet Women. With the support of the Master in Creative Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University, she is developing the documentary feature film Dietari Final (Final Dietary) codirected with Ariadna Pujol.
FIC – Festival de Cine Ibérico de Badajoz (España). Mejor Cortometraje
Certamen Internacional de Cortos Ciudad de Soria (España). Premio a la Mejor Actriz
TLV Fest Tel Aviv (Israel). Honorable Mention
Cinema Jove. Valencia (España). Mejor Cortometraje
Som Cinema Lleida (España). Mejor Cortometraje
Premis Gaudí. Barcelona (España). Nominación Mejor Cortometraje
Ibiza Cinefest (España). Mejor Cortometraje Nacional
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