Cacau Araujo (b.1988, Aracaju) is a Brazilian filmmaker, writer and artist based in New York City. Her work revolves around place, language, memory, and identity; especially women's identities, and the events that shape and shift them. She is eager for finding uniqueness in the mundane, with a touch of humor, whenever possible. She is the co-founder of línguamãe (mothertongue), a collective that explores the intersections between mothering and other creative & artistic practices. Currently she is a graduate student in the School of Media Studies at The New School, where she graduated from the Documentary Studies Program and received the Deanna Kamiel Fellowship. Her debut short doc, The Great Find premiered at Doc NYC 2022.

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