Published in 10/15/2017
The awards for the 19th Festival do Rio were presented during a Gala ceremony at Centro Cultural LSR – Odeon NET/CLARO on Sunday, 15 October 2017. The awards covered Première Brasil , New Trends, Felix, Generations and FIPRESCI
Published in 10/14/2017
Festival do Rio in 2017 screened 250 films from more than 60 countries at around 20 locations across the city of Rio de Janeiro
Festival do Rio's Felix Awards for films with LGBTQ themes are well established after just four years.
Première Brasil 2017 included nine feature films, seven feature length documentaries and seven shorts in the main competitive section of Festival do Rio.
The Generation section of Festival do Rio - that presents works suitable for children and younger audiences - have expanded and introduces the Generation Award this year.
In 2017 Festival do Rio screened 75 Brazilian films during the festival, including 59 features and 16 shorts.