Brazil heads list of countries considered at risk of cultural blackout – Swedish film fund

After protests at the jury's press conference and in Brazilian film screenings in Cannes, the country's political situation is once again the subject for the French festival participants.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an announcement on Saturday, July 10, Brazilian film "Rule 34" by Julia Murat was chosen by the Swedish Gothenburg Audiovisual Fund committee to be awarded an amount of Є35,000 (approximately R$215,000).

The fund launched in May by the Gothenburg International Film Festival is a Swedish government initiative to defend democracy worldwide and was directed to 4 territories where the Nordic government believes culture is at risk due to political issues.

Brazil is on the list alongside countries with incipient cinematography and weak democratic traditions, such as Sudan and Ukraine, as well as . . .

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