More than 300 films from more than 60 countries will screen over 15 days at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival starting on September 24.
Pedro Almodovar’s Broken Embraces, Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winner The White Ribbon and Jane Campion’s Bright Star will screen, alongside Emmanuel Mouret’s Fais-Mo Plaisir and I Killed My Mother by Xavier Dolan.
New this year are the ecological and social programme of eight films Meio Ambiente; a section on Brazil as seen through the eyes of outsiders in O Brasil Do Outro (The Other Brazil); and six new features in the Turkish sidebar Imagens Da Turquia.
The Mostra Competitiva competition entries are: Marcelo Galvao’s Bellini E O Demonio; Marco Ricca’s Cabeca A Premio; Aluizio Abranches’ Do Comeco Ao Fim; Paulo Halm’s Historias De Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos; Suzana Amaral’s Hotel Atlantico; Paulo Machline’s Natimorto; Beto Brant’s O Amor Segundo B Schianberg; Esmir Filho’s Os Famosos E Os Duendes Da Morte; Sergio Bianchi’s Os Inquilinos; Sandra Werneck’s Sonhos Roubados; and Karim Ainouz and Marcelo Gomes’ Viajo Porque Preciso.
Competing for the documentary prize are: Belair by Noa Bressane and Bruno Safadi; Dzi Croquettes by Tatiana Issa and Raphael Alvarez; Penas Alternativas by Lucas Margutti and Joao Valle; Reidy, A Construcao Da Utopia by Ana Maria Magalhaes; Wolney Atalla’s Sequestro; and Tamboro by Sergio Bernardes.