By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating contemporary Italian audiovisual productions, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Rio de Janeiro will present the 8½ Festa do Cinema Italiano (The 8½ Festival of Italian Cinema) from Thursady, August 25th through Wednesday, August 31rd. The festival will feature the screenings of seven films in two locations in Rio de Janeiro: the Espaço Itaú de Cinema in Botafogo and the Espaço Rio Design in Barra da Tijuca.
The films that will screen as part of the festival in Brazil are:"Amor Eterno" (The Correspondence), "As Confissões . . .