Moara is a candidate MFA of screenwriting-directing at Columbia University. She graduated in Social Sciences at University of São Paulo, studied Dance & Performance at PUC/SP and Philosophy & Aesthetics at Paris 8 University. She holds two master's degrees on Film & Documentary by UNICAMP and FGV Brazil. Worked as an Assistant Director and Researcher for Kiko Goiffman at PaleoTV where she directed her first short film released at the IDFF It's All True (São Paulo, Brazil). As a producer, she participated on films Elena, and Olmo and the Seagull - both directed by Petra Costa and executive produced by Tim Robbins. She is also a writer for Olmo and the Seagull. In her films, Moara aims to explore both coming of age and political stories always crossing storytelling with language exploration.