Rio’s Second Marginal Film Festival Begins this Wednesday

The Festival, titled ‘Mostra do Filme Marginal: resistência contra o poder’ (Marginal Film Festival: resistance against power) will show 106 films from almost every region of Brazil, as well as participants from Mozambique, Cuba and Peru.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, September 19th, the second ‘Mostra do Filme Marginal’ (Marginal Film Festival) will premier at the ‘Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica’ (Hélio Oiticica Municipal Center of Art) in Rio’s Centro. The festival will be showing 106 independent films at venues across the city from Wednesday, September 19th until Sunday, September 23rd.

For five days, Mostra do Filme Marginal will be showing movies that celebrate the power of resistance in the face of marginalization, discrimination and state-sponsored violence.

They will also be holding talks and workshops . . .

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