By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since last Thursday (August 10th), Rio de Janeiro has been hosting the New Zealand Film Festival for the first time. After passing through São Paulo, the free event presents nine feature films at Espaço Itaú de Cinema, in Botafogo, in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone).
Among the films that will be available to the public, two are featured: "Mahana (The Patriarch)", nominated for six awards at the New Zealand Film and TV Awards 2017; and "White Lies", which received the Best Director Award at The WIFTS Foundation International . . .