Rio Screens Brazilian Independent Films Focused on Social Exclusion

Exhibit "Periferia da Imagem" (Periphery of Image) will screen forty films from fourteen Brazilian states, promote debates and workshops until April 29th in Centro.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Tuesday, April 17th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibit "Periferia da Imagem," a film festival aimed at highlighting the exclusion of minority groups in the Brazilian audiovisual industry. Until April 29th, the free event displays forty contemporary independent productions from fourteen Brazilian states and also hosts free debates and workshops.

The exhibit includes short, medium, and feature-length movies, many of which are led by minority directors and producers. Created by Lucas Andrade, Pedro Lessa, and Tomaz Viterbo, "Periferia da Imagem" presents the latest audiovisual independent works that stand . . .

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