PARIS– Brazilian helmer Kleber Mendonça Filho is set to preside Cannes’ Critics Week, the section running alongside Cannes Intl. Film Festival, honoring first and second films. Mendonça Filho, whose…
Kleber Mendonca Filho
Though controversial for his politics back home, Brazilian writer-director Mendonça has made his country proud by being invited to premiere his sophomore feature, Sônia Braga starrer "Aquarius," at…
Variety has selected its 10 Directors to Watch for 2016, marking the 20th anniversary of a talent-spotlighting effort that identified such directors as Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, Alfonso…
In the wake of a controversial Cannes protest, forces appear to be conspiring against Kleber Mendonça Filho's film.
Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho began his career as a film critic, attending Cannes for the first time in 1999. He hasn't missed a year since, debuting his short "Green Vinyl" at Directors'…
A subtle film that's both character study and a meditation on the residue of time and place.
Tucked among the 76 submissions competing for this year's Oscar foreign-language prize is a film quite unlike any that has previously represented Brazil, whose cinematic output has been more directly…