For 2012, we are going to present seven amazing feature films and three documentaries, from October 18th to 21th, at the Royal, in the heart of Toronto’s Little Italy.
RioFilme is an equity and P&A investment company owned by the City of Rio, whose main goal is to help establish Rio as Latin America’s main center for cinema, TV, and new media. The company invests in projects by companies based in the city – including movies, TV series, festivals, awards, and movie theaters.
The opening film is going to be Captains of the Sand, directed by Cecilia Amado, granddaughter of the great Brazilian novelist Jorge Amado. The movie is based on his widely acclaimed novel and is an homage to her beloved grandfather. We are honoured that Cecilia is going to be in attendance.
Also, Brazil Film Fest will be the first to premiere the movie Father’s Chair, by Luciano Moura, starring the acclaimed actor Wagner Moura.
Please check out our film schedule filled with trailers and pictures to start to discover the great Brazilian productions that will be screened.