In this exclusive interview, Ilda Santiago remembers the first year of Premiere Brazil!, and talks about how the festival evolved in its first decade.
Veteran director Bruno Barreto (Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands) exposes the world of Rio’s drug trafficking in a very effective way.
Mr. Riccelli is a fantastic actor (check this target=”_blank”>You Tube clip from a Brazilian soap opera called Vale Tudo; he was fantastic there!), but as it turns out, he’s also an accomplished director and cinephile. He was, by the way, incredibly generous. He even fixed the audio on my… Read More →
This interview with Bruna Lombardi was conducted on July 18, 2008, a day before the international premiere of her new film Sign of the City (2007), written and directed by Carlos Alberto Riccelli, Bruna Lombardi’s husband. The film is playing twice in New York City as part of this year’s Premiere Brazil series at MOMA. It’ll screen tomorow, July 19 (Saturday) at 6pm, and also on July 24 (Thursday) at the same time.
Hello Everybody, This 2-week series of new Brazilian films, PREMIERE BRAZIL, is a unique chance for anyone interested in Brazilian and/or Latin American cinema; here, you can watch some of the best works produced in America in the last 12 months. My Name Ain’t Johnny , for instance, is Brazil’s most acclaimed… Read More →