Actor / Writer / Director
Welket Bungué is originally from the Balanta tribe, was born in Xitole (Guinea-Bissau) on February 7th, 1988. He is a Portuguese-Guinean actor and film director. He holds a degree in theater from the Actors branch (ESTC / Lisbon) and a postgraduate degree in Performance (UniRio / Brazil).
He is a Permanent Member of the Portuguese Academy of Cinema since 2015. In 2019 he produced more than six short films such as ‘Jah Intervention’, ‘Arriaga’ or ‘I Am Not Pilatus’ and its films have been screened on several international film festivals. In 2019 he was awarded with an “Angela Award – On The Road” at the Subtitle Festival in Kilkenny, Ireland by Richard Cook. He currently based in Berlin.