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Cacau Araujo is a Brazilian documentary filmmaker based in New York.

Her work revolves around places, memory, and identity. Eager to find uniqueness in the mundane, Cacau infuses her films with genuine curiosity and humor. Her filmmaking is rooted in the importance of care, community, and enchantment in everyday wonder. The Great Find (2022), her debut short was selected for DOC NYC, Arena Theater Short Film Festival, a finalist best student documentary at NYIFA, and broadcast on Bronxnet TV. She holds a degree in Media Studies from The New School, where she was awarded the Deanna Kamiel Fellowship and was awarded with an outstanding thesis award. Currently, Cacau is a proud film fellow at the Bronx Documentary Center.

contact: araujo.cacau [at] gmail | instagram

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