Jean Charles film debut in London

The London World Film Festival takes place from the 8th-10th November at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London, and this year’s edition showcases the Brazilian films Jean Charles and Luto Como Mae.

The programme this year includes screenings, director presentations and Q&A’s with films from Cuba, Brazil, Argentina and Bulgaria, and you can check out the full details here on the website:

Renowned Cuban film-maker Enrique Colina will be visiting from Cuba to showcase his documentary, The Russians in Cuba and there’s also an array of very special Bulgarian screenings including director presentations and discussions.

But in terms of Brazilian highlights they are proud to announce two very special screenings: Jean Charles (2009, 93 minutes) by Brazilian director Henrique Goldman and Luto Como Mae (2010, 50 minutes), a hard hitting award winning Brazilian documentary by Luis Carlos Nascimento.

Tues 9th Nov, 18:45
Jean Charles

dir Henrique Goldman, 2009, 93 min
A featured film based on the tragic shooting of the Brazilian Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Tube station on 22 July 2005, marking the fifth anniversary of his death presented by the Director, Henrique Goldman. Followed by a Q&A with director Henrique Goldman, Patricia Armani and Vivian Figueredo (cousins of Jean Charles de Menezes).

Tues 9th Nov, 20:30
Luto Como Mae
dir Luis Carlos Nascimento, 2010, 50 min
A hard-hitting, award-winning doc about how gang violence affects the lives of mothers in Rio de Janeiro. Presented by the Director, Luis Carlos Nascimento

Please visit the website for more information on the programme


London World Film Festival
8th – 10th November 2010
Bloomsbury Theatre, London

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