Kamy Lara was born in 1980 in Angola. In 2007, she started working for independent productions. She was camera assistant on the film A Espada e a Rosa (2010), by João Nicolau, as well as for the French series Maison close, by Mabrouk El Mechri. In 2010, she returned to Angola and joined the team of Geração 80, in the project Angola – Nos Trilhos da Independência. At Geração 80, while working on the production of music videos, institutional videos and commercials, Kamy Lara develops her first documentary project, which resulted in Para lá dos Meus Passos.