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LA to host first Brazilian film fest

Fest launched with Galvao's 'Bellini' premiere

HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles plays host to the first Brazilian Film Festival March 7-9 at the Landmark Theater, Westside Pavilion.

Fest kicks off with the world premiere of Marcelo Galvao’s”Bellini and the Devil” and wraps with the U.S. debut of Moacyr Goes’comedy “The Man Who Dared the Devil.”

Steered by co-founder/director Meire Fernandes, fest will showcase a selection of Brazilian features, docus, shorts and sports-action pics.

L.A.-based Brazilian producer Deborah Calla has organized two panel discussions, which she will also moderate.

In the first panel, producer Marc Bechar, “City of God” co-producer Don Ranvaud and Film Finders prexy Sydney Levine explore co-production opportunities with Brazil and where this Portuguese-speaking country stands as a player in the international film circuit today.

Second panel — Disney Interactive Group exec producer Chris Thomes, scribe-producer Patrick Henry, Rain Network, chief operating officer Fabio Lima and Veranda’s Alvaro de la Fuente — will debate how content is created for new platforms and delivery methods.

Brazilian rap singer and filmmaker MV Bill will attend the screening of his docu “Falcon — Boys of Traffic,” based on his best-selling book. Other Brazilian luminaries attending include thesp Fabio Assuncao.

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