Posts Tagged 'Brazilian Film'

The Great Kilapy

A unique collaboration between three continents and three Portuguese speaking countries opened the 4th UK Portuguese Film Festival last night

Killing an Indian, fast and effective

Brazil’s latest contribution to the Berlinale is a politically charged, yet conventional film about the deadly saga of Xingu Indians

Review of Silver Cliff

Inspired by the legendary Chico Buarque song “Eye to Eye” and starring Brazilian soap actress Alessandra Negrini, Karim Ainouz’s moving, melancholy film Silver Cliff, was a worthy opener to Cinema of Brazil.

OCT
30

In Your Name @ The Lexi Cinema

In Your Name is the debut feature from Brazilian director Paulo Nascimento. It tells the story of a student who is arrested, tortured and thrown out of Brazil during the 1970s, a time when Brazil was under military rule and

Elite Squad – A Slap in the Face for Society

With Elite Squad 2 being released in the UK on August 12th we take a look at the controversy that the first film caused upon it’s release in 2007.

MAY
23

Monday Night is Film Night

In association with Rio Film School, the London venue Guanabara presents Guanabara Social Club, a mini-festival of Latin American and Brazilian films. The event started on the 2nd of April and it will be happening every Monday until the 23rd

Brazilian film back at Barbican

Brazilian cinema festival celebrates the colourful lives of the country’s musical legends At the turn of the 20th century, watching a film in Brazil meant mute projections with a live orchestra accompaniment. Popular musicians used to voice over their own