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As revealed earlier this week, the 18th edition of the festival will feature more than 20 world premieres. Screen runs through some local highlights and previews the RioMarket.
The festival’s full line-up, which was revealed earlier this week, will include 20 world premieres. The majority of those are local productions selected to compete for the Redentor award (a trophy that resembles the Christ Redeemer statue, made of 35mm film pieces).
The event’s competitive strand, Premiere Brasil, will feature eight titles this year, all of which have been selected to showcase new productions in the country’s film industry.
Seven of those films are world premieres, including the most recent titles of established directors, such as Andrucha Waddington (Me, You, Them and The House of Sand), and debuts from emerging film-makers »
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Netflix is getting back into business with Narcos executive producer and director José Padilha. Filming will begin in Brazil this year on a ripped-from-the-headlines original series based on the country’s recent corruption investigations, Operation Car Wash (aka Operação Lava Jato). The yet-to-be-titled series will be created and directed by Padilha and written by Elena Soares (Filhos do Carnaval, Casa De Areia). A very timely subject, Operation Car Wash is an ongoing… »
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