Piracycost the Brazilian cinema market $102m last year according to figures announcedby the Motion Picture Association (MPA) at the Rio International Film Festival.
Aseminar featuring producer Diler Trindade, Total Filmes' Walkiria Barbosa,producer Luiz Carlos Barreto, the MPA's Marcio Goncalves and attorney MarceloGoyanes heard that piracy was worth over $1bn across the Latin American marketin 2005. Nearly 25% of the Brazilian market is pirated.
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