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Brazil arrives to London for second year with The Inffinito Festival Circuit


Elvis & Madona

The Inffinito Festival Circuit has, for 15 years now, taken the best of the Brazilian cinema to Vancouver, Miami, New York, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rome, Madrid and Barcelona. It will arrive in London for the 2nd BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL between the 1st and 5th September.
The Brazilian Film Festival’s main purpose is to create incentives that promote new opportunities for business and strengthen partnerships for co-production between the British and Brazilian (more…)

18/08/2010 at 2:00 am Leave a comment

Lula – The Son of Brazil will be opening 2nd Brazilian Film Festival in London


Newcomer Rui Ricardo Diaz plays president Lula

Lula – The Son of Brazil will be the opening film for the 2nd Brazilian Film Festival this year. The gala screening will be held at the Princess Theatre, at the Bafta Academy, on September 1st.
Based on the book of the same name by Denise Paraná, the film looks in dramatic form at the life of Brazil’s current President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. From his birth in 1945 and impoverished childhood as (more…)

03/08/2010 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Lula biography hits Brazilian screens


A big budget feature film recounting the early life of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hits the screens on New Year’s Day and is likely to have a heavy impact on the forthcoming election to replace him as Brazil’s president.

The film, entitled “Lula, Son of Brazil”, is a tribute to the hugely popular president who will complete two terms in office on the last day of 2010. It starts with emotional scenes of his dirt-poor childhood then shows him suffering at the hands of an abusive father, watching his first wife die in childbirth, and losing a finger in an industrial accident.

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04/01/2010 at 2:15 pm


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