Director Biography – Eliciana Nascimento (NURSE HELEN FAIRCHILD)

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Eliciana Nascimento is an award-winning filmmaker and assistant professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. Her short film, “The Summer of Gods,” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 and received several awards from a variety of international film festivals. She directed and edited the short documentary “Nurse Helen Fairchild,” and is currently in the making of two other documentary films.


Director Statement

Nascimento’s passion as a filmmaker and film professor is to tell untold stories that spark thinking and inspire under-represented audiences.