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8TH CINE FESTIVAL PETROBRAS BRASIL. JUNIO 5-12, NYC

Friday, June 4, 2010 , Posted by LATINO EVENTS Y TESPIS MAGAZINE at 2:31 PM

CELEBRATING THE BEST OF CURRENT BRAZILIAN CINEMA, the Festival also honors the 50th Anniversary of the founding of BRASILIA, the capital. Here is a short list of the films presented this year.

The Festival will kick off at the Tribeca Cinemas today, June 5th with the Opening Night film, THE WELL BELOVED ONE (O Bem Amado), and other screenings followed by a rollicking Brazilian party.  For the next 7 days and nights, the most exciting cinema Brasil is producing will be on tap, followed each night by a reception complete with caphirinas and a hot Brazilian DJ.  Many of the filmmakers and cast members from the 8th CINE FEST PETROBRAS BRASIL film presentations will be in New York to attend the festivities and participate in q&a sessions following the films.
 The Closing Night film on Saturday, June 12th, to be presented outdoors in Central Park at Summerstage, will be the documentary OSCAR NIEMEYER – LIFE IS A BREATH OF AIR (description below).  But prior to the screening will be the exciting performance of one of Brasil’s top bands – PARALAMAS DO SUCESSO who will be performing with Special Guest Maria Gadu!!  At the recent Summerstage events, thousands of people partied through the day and night, and proved that Brazilian culture is undeniably contagious and wildly fun.
Here is a short list of the movies presented at the festival: Click READ MORE, below:





Films:
ELVIS & MADONA, Comedy / 2010, Directed by Marcelo Laffitte. It was part of the Tribeca Film Festival this year.
BLUE EYES (Olhos Azuis), Narrative / 2009, Directed by José Joffily.
CABEÇA A PRÊMIO, Drama / 2009, Directed by Marco Ricca
LOVE STORIES LAST ONLY 90 MINUTES (Histórias de Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos), Narrative / 2010, Directed by Paulo Halm.
SO NORMAL 2 (Os Normais 2), Narrative / 2009, Directed by José Alvarenga Jr
TIME OF PEACE (Tempos de Paz), Drama / 2009, Directed by Daniel Filho

Details of PetroBras Film Fest:





JUNE 5TH – 12TH AT THE TRIBECA CINEMAS. 
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