By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After hundreds of screenings of over three hundred films in more than thirty theaters throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro, the sixteenth edition of Festival do Rio, the Rio International Film Festival, drew to a close with the Première Brasil award ceremony on Wednesday, October 8th.

Organizers estimate that over 250,000 people were in attendance during this year's edition of Festival do Rio and that the most popular Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here