By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the announcement of the selections for Première Brasil, the competitive section for Brazilian cinema in the Festival do Rio, Rio de Janeiro's International Film Festival, organizers recently revealed the complete programming schedule for the festival.

The Festival do Rio will return for its 17th edition beginning October 1st and will continue through October 14th. This year the festival will feature more than 250 films from sixty countries screening in twenty locations throughout the city.

The festival will open at Centro Cultural Luiz Severiano Ribeiro – Odeon on with . . .

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