Verónica Castro is an award-winning filmmaker and anthropologist. Her creative documentary work explores the meeting point between art and anthropology in diverse cultural contexts. She has filmed and researched in various countries including Iran, Brazil, Morocco, and Portugal.
With a background in Literature, and a PhD in Anthropology, Media and Performance, her work is collaborative, creative and engages a wide audience in response to a range of social cultural issues. Her research areas include ethnic, religious minorities, indigenous studies in Brazil, women’s health, rituals and performance. Her films have been screened in festivals and broadcast on television internationally.