RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro has removed Christian de Castro from the command of ANCINE, the National Cinema Agency, the body in charge of promoting film production in Brazil. The information was published in a special edition of the Federal Gazette on Friday night, August 30th.
According to the decree, the dismissal complies with a judicial decision rendered by the 5th Federal Criminal Court of Rio de Janeiro. It further instructs Alex Braga Muniz, member of ANCINE's board, to replace Castro temporarily.
The decision seems to be related to a search and seizure warrant at ANCINE's . . .