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Published in 10/12/2022

Sun, sea, sand… and cinema

For its final weekend, Festival do Rio returns to the sands of one of the world’s most famous beaches, Copacabana, for a series of free outdoor screenings.

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Première Brasil

Published in 10/12/2022

Debating with the Talent Behind the Films in Première Brasil

Première Brasil Debates give the public at the chance to get up close and meet, talk with and question the filmmakers and the cast and crew of the films screening in competition in Première Brasil, as well as in New Trends and The State of Things

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Première Brasil

Published in 10/11/2022

Première Brasil and Brazilian films screening in 2022

Première Brasil, one of the most anticipated and popular sections of Festival do Rio, and the main competitive section of the festival, screens over 70 features and shorts by new and established Brazilian directors during the 24th festival, films that offer the most varied themes and stories from every region and corner of this vast country.

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Latest news

Published in 10/10/2022

Felix Awards Make a Welcome Return

Introduced in 2014, for the 7th time Festival do Rio will hand out the Felix Awards - awards which celebrate LGBTQIAP+- themed films throughout the event's programme.

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Première Brasil

Published in 10/10/2022

Première Brasil: The Jury

The jury that will decide the prizes for both features and documentaries in the festival main competitive section.

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Première Brasil

Published in 10/10/2022

New Direction: The Jury

The jury who will decide the prizes for this year’s New Direction.

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