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Brazilian Film Festival New York, August 10-16

Between August 10th and 16th Central Park, the Tribeca Cinemas and the United Nations Building will host the VI Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY, created and produced by the Inffinito Group. Filmmakers, actors and directors from different regions of Brazil will be at culture capital of the world to present the best productions Made in Brazil. Durign the 7 days of the event 24 films will be screened. This year the Festival pays tribute to the 50 years of Bossa Nova with Maria Rita in concert and the exhibition of Out of Tune.

The Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY has as title sponsor Petrobras and its main objective is to conquer new audiences and increase the visibility of Brazilian culture in the United States. This year’s program includes Bellini and the Demon, by Theodoro Fontes, a world sneak preview, The Magnate, by Johnny Araújo, Bodas de Papel, by André Sturm, Paulo Gracindo, o Bem Amado, by Gracindo Jr, and 5 pieces of Almost a Story by Armando Mendz, Cris Azzi, Cristiano Abud, Guilherme Fiúza, Lucas Contijo e Thales Bahia.

The opening of the event will tale place on August 10th, at Central Park, with a concert by Maria Rita in homage to the 50 years of Bossa Nova, one of the most important musical movements in Brazil that has fans in all parts of the world. Followed by the outdoor movie screening of Out of Tune, by Walter Lima Jr. The tribute continues on August 12th at the United Nations Building with the screening of The House of Tom, during which Ana Jobim, director of the film and widow of the great composer will receive the Crystal Lens. Embratur will present a cocktail to celebrate the occasion.

From August 11th to the 16th the films will be screened during several sessions at the Tribeca Cinemas, as part of the competitive screenings. Every night after the screenings, the audience and guests of the festival, including actors, producers and directors, will be welcomed to the Lounge Petrobras, designed especially for the occasion and with music by DJ Luluta.

Opening-Central Park Summerstage
UN Tribute-Bossa Nova
Tickets and Festival Passes