French-Brazilian writer-director, Juliana was initially trained as a journalist. Mestre es film (Université Paris VIII), she directed docs for UNESCO and SOS Racisme. DISPAROS, debutorial feature film she wrote and directed, was awarded in its world premiere in Festival do Rio. Former member of the college de lecteurs du CNC (France), and teacher of screen writing in Brazil, She worked for directors in Brazil, South Africa and France, and co writed with authors such as French Michel Fessler and American Jeremy Pikser and Walther Bernstein. Since 2015, Juliana has been adressing the subject of abortion rights in Brazil in fiction (The Case of 10,001 Women) and documentary projects (In Dubio Pro Societate), which eventually led her to the foundation of MILES FOR WOMEN’S LIVES.
She is the mother of Laura.