Posts Tagged 'Fernando Meirelles'


City of God @ London World Film Festival

Rio Film School are hosting the Brazilian night of the London World Film Festival, which means a screening of City of God as well as a Q+A with Leandro Firmino (aka Lil Ze from City of God) and a few


2nd Portuguese Film Festival in London

The Portuguese Film Festival returns to London after a successful debut last year. The festival will be taking place between the 10th and 30th November with movies screening at Ritzy, Clapham Picture House and the Barbican.

Interview with Fernando Meirelles

Fernando Meirelles is a man in demand. The renowned director of City of God, Constant Gardener and Blindness, is in town to present his new film, 360, which opened the 55th BFI London Film Festival yesterday. JD tracked him down for a chat.


Talk with Fernando Meirelles and Marco Dutra

A conversation with Fernando Meirelles and Marco Dutra (Hard Labor) about both of their films and their work. Topics include the current climate of Brazilian and Latin American cinema, opportunities with international markets and audiences, and ways to improve the


Schedule for 3rd Brazilian Film Festival

The Brazilian Film Festival of London returns to the capital, starting on Tuesday 6th Sept with a BAFTA screening before moving to Odeon Covent Garden for four more days of Brazilian film, ending on 10th Sept.

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.

New London-Rio Film Partnership

Rio de Janeiro and London agree new partnership to exchange trade, talent and culture from their film communities as the ties between the two capital cities continues to grow.


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

Tropicalia documentary set for release in 2011

Despite being one of the most famous Brazilian art movements, no film has yet been made about Tropicalia. At least not until next year, when BossaNovaFilms (BR), associated with Revolution Films (UK) and Mojo Pictures (US), will release the first