Brazilian Film Festival Returns to London

By 13 April, 2014

The Brazilian Film Festival returns to London and Odeon Covent Garden for a week (8th-13th May) of films and Brazilian culture. Alongside the normal smattering of new Brazilian cinema, this edition promises a special programme dedicated to the poet and composer Vinicius de Moraes, as well as Brazilian Taste, a celebration of Brazilian cuisine.

Here are the feature films that will be showing at this year’s festival:

  • BALD MOUNTAIN (dir. Heitor Dahlia) one of the most celebrated Brazilian films in 2013, the film follows the story of two men in Serra Pelada, one of the largest mines in the world.
  • TATTOO (dir. Hilton Lacerda) a feature film about the leader of a theatrical troupe and the Brazilian comedy.
  • THE DOGNAPPER (dir. Pedro Amorim) a Brazilian comedy recounting the life of a couple and their dog.
  • NEVER TOO OLD TO MEOW (dir. Rafael Primot) a story discussing the insane creative process of writers, starring Brazil’s most-widely acclaimed actress Regina Duarte in the lead role.
  • FIRST DAY OF ANY YEAR (dir. Domingos Oliveira) a story starting at a New Year´s eve party hosted at a journalists´ home with interesting plots developing during the event.
  • CITY OF GOD, TEN YEARS LATER (dir. Cavi Borges & Luciano Vidigal) a documentary showing what has changed in the lives of the actors from the 2002 feature film, City of God.
  • REVEALING SEBASTIAO SALGADO (dir. Betse de Paula) the first Brazilian documentary about one of the world´s most admired photographer, Sebastião Salgado.
  • THE INVISIBLE COLLECTION (dir. Bernardo Atal) a drama about a young men in search of a collection of rare drawings.
  • RIO DE FÉ, UM ENCONTRO COM PAPA FRANCISCO (dir. Carlos Diegues) a documentary about pope Francis visit to Brazil during the 28th World Youth Day in 2013

Stay tuned for the final programme, which will include a selection of short films and the dates and times for all the films and associated events.

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