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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...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, September 12th, the film festival ‘Hell do Janeiro’ arrives at Estação Net Botafogo and Cinestar Special Laura Alvim, featuring almost sixty films from over fifteen countries, including the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, May 17th, Brazilian documentary "O Processo" (The Trial, 2018) made its big-screen debut in Rio de Janeiro. Directed by Maria Augusta Ramos, the documentary narrates the controversial downfall...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, April 12th, the Instituto Moreira Salles in Gávea and the Estação NET Botafogo in Botafogo will host the 23rd edition of "É Tudo Verdade" ("It's All True"), a...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Although the Brazilian government has been reducing forced labor in the country since 1995, extreme exploitation of workers still exists and has become more concentrated in urban areas, with 1,068...
By Sarah Brown, contributing reporter RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL - This Saturday "The House" plays host to Cineclube, an event that screens various thought-provoking documentaries which touch upon social and political issues. These events, which started at the end of...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new online channel of film distribution has opened many doors for independent filmmakers in Brazil. Online platform Canal O Cubo founded by filmmakers Fariano Cafure and Thiago Fraga, allows...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Screenings for the documentary films that make up the Brazilian Competition of the É Tudo Verdade (It's All True) International Documentary Film Festival began in São Paulo and Rio de...
By Sarah Bultema Freeman, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With compelling stories unfolding against a stunning backdrop, Rio de Janeiro sets the perfect scene for many documentary filmmakers from around the world. Yet bringing a film to...

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