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Rio festival sambas on despite election fever

Competing forattention in Rio seems impossible in presidential election week. Streets aredraped with banners for leftist favourite Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva -known as simply as Lula - and if that wasn't distraction enough, druglords ordered an unofficial curfew on Monday, possibly as a sabre-rattlingexercise ahead of Sunday's voting.And yet, in themidst of all this election fever, Brazil's biggest film festival isticking along surprisingly ...

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