By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, October 5th, the Festival do Rio (Rio's International Film Festival) opens its 2017 edition. Taking place in diverse movie theaters across the city, from Zona Norte to Zona Sul, Rio's biggest cinema event will display diverse unreleased productions and promote debates and shows until October 15th.

Rio's International Film Festival was created in 1999 with the aim of fulfilling Rio de Janeiro's cultural potential and promoting the city as an address for the international audiovisual scene.

Screening 250 movies - fourteen more than last year - from . . .

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