Sunny Lane (Sonnenallee), 2011

Karim Aïnouz
Sunny Lane (Sonnenallee), 2011
Super 8 to digital, colour
12 minutes
Film Still
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation


Karim Aïnouz enrolled in the Program of Independent Studies of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Aïnouz’s feature debut, Madame Satã, premiered in 2002 at the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard. His next films, Suely in the Sky and I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You (co-directed with Marcelo Gomes) premiered in the Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti, in 2006 and 2009 respectively.

His short films include Paixão Nacional (1996) and Seams (1993). His installations have been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial (1997) and the São Paulo Biennial (2004). He is currently editing Violeta, his most recent film.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10