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Film Review: The Coup d’État Factory

The new documentary by Brazilian duo Victor Fraga and Valnei Nunes dissects the role of media in creating the conditions to dismantle democracy and pave the way for the rise of...

O Processo / The Trial – A Review

After it premiered at the Berlinale to a 7 minute standing ovation and won numerous festival awards, a series of pre-screenings for Maria Augusta Ramos' 'O Processo' (The Trial) were held...

Wagner Moura’s directorial debut ‘Marighella’ begins filming

In January 2018, shooting began on film 'Marighella', the much anticipated biopic based on book by journalist Mário Magalhães, which follows the trajectory of Brazilian Marxist Writer & Communist Party politician turned...

Bob Fernandes: The Law is for all (but only in the Movie)

By Bob Fernandes. On Monday, 28 August, in Curitiba, the premiere was held of the Lava Jato movie "Federal Police: the Law is for all". The movie cost R$16 million ($5m USD). The...

The Second Mother

“The country is changing, right?” says the mother of a wealthy São Paulo family, when she learns that her maid’s daughter wants to become an architect and is applying for college....

Narcos: South of the Border

Narcos is not a documentary and purely as televisual entertainment it is difficult to dislike. It is directed by the talented Brazilian José Padilha (Bus 174, Tropa de Elite) and also featuring...

Democracy in Black and White – Football and the Fight Against Dictatorship

The role of the Corinthians’ Democracy in Brasil’s re-democratization: Director Pedro Asbeg discusses Democracy in Black & White Fear of police, social tyranny and a highly repressive government once marked everyday life in...

9 Essential Brazilian films of 2014

Accompanying an unprecedented level of national attention, Brazil's always vibrant cinema community has had a number of international festival successes this year, exploring themes and diverse realities that break from what the...
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