Writer-director Paulo Morelli set off with quite the location challenge with "Entre Nos" (Sheep's Clothing), premiering in Premiere Brazil at this week's Rio de Janeiro's Festival. He wanted to shoot…
The Son Of Brazil
Fernando Coimbra's child abduction drama can feel clunky and overambitious, but gathers steam and displays considerable drive as it progresses.
Brazil is synonymous with soccer, the beautiful game. The country is the only five-time world champion and by far the most successful country in the history of the FIFA World Cup, the next of which…
Edgar Reitz continues his visionary sweep through history with this black-and-white prequel to his "Heimat" juggernaut.
The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. “The Red Robin” by Michael…
On June 20, 1 million Brazilians — students, middle-class professionals, trade union rank-and-file, '60s activists and entire families — staged the nation's largest street protest since 1992 — the…
Investments propel domestic producers, distribs and exhibitors
Following the screening of more than 400 pics for over 300,000 paid movie-goers plus four nights of free, outdoors screenings on Copacabana Beach, Rio International Film Festival 2012 wrapped Tuesday…
After half a century, classics-creating firm LC Barreto is still at the top of Brazilian TV and cinema.
On the Venice Lido to present Horizons player "Swirl," Brazil's Dezenove Son e Imagens is readying "Vazante" (Surge), the first solo directorial outing from Brazilian Daniela Thomas, who co-directed…
Most of the Latin American pics vying for a foreign-language Oscar nom this year are feature debuts, heralding a sea change sweeping through Latin America's film industries.