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One of these nine films will take home the Rio fest’s top prize

The 19th edition of the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival kicks off Friday, and packs in more than 250…
Featured

Bozo biopic is Brazil’s 2018 Oscar hopeful

So far, 2017 has been the first year in recent memory in which a Brazilian movie fails to achieve must-see…
Agenda

MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series in Chicago from Oct. 30 – Nov. 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ariani Friedl MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series to Highlight the Role of Women in the Workforce Four…
Agenda

‘Aquarius’ finally gets U.S. release

After a lengthy run on the international circuit, Aquarius, the most talked-about Brazilian movie of 2016, had its U.S. debut…
Featured

Brazilian cinema at the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival

The Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) has been a reliable source of Brazilian cinema in the Midwest. This year the…
Film

5 Brazilian films that are making waves on the international circuit

Aquarius Kleber Mendonça Filho’s sophomore film walked away empty-handed from the Cannes Film Festival in May despite arriving with a…
Braziliana

This 1972 epic told the story of Brazil’s independence – with dubious accuracy

On Sept. 7, 1822, Dom Pedro de Alcântara, the troubled ruler of Brazil, received a letter from his father, Portuguese…
Film

Double win for Brazil at Cannes 2016

Brazilian filmmakers have been leaving the Cannes Film Festival empty-handed since 2008, when Sandra Corveloni won Best Actress for Walter…
Film

Review: ‘Rio, I Love You’ is a (mostly) agreeable fantasy

There’s a scene about two-thirds of the way into Rio, I Love You in which a guy soars above the…

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