August 17-24, 2013
Miami Beach, Florida
The Brazilian Film Festival of Miami is celebrating its 17th anniversary during an 8-day event to be held on August 17-24 in Miami Beach, Florida. Founded by Inffinito in 1997, BFF Miami was the first film festival created to showcase Brazilian movies only, outside of Brazil, and ever since, many others have followed its pioneering efforts. The 2014 edition maintains its commitment to promote the latest productions made in Brazil in the past year and is scheduled to bring an exciting line-up of films shot all over the country, including Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, among other cities.
The Brazilian Film Festival of Miami holds the key to exclusive access to some of the finest new films recently released in Brazil. The movies are selected by a panel of curators, composed by a “who’s who” of the Brazilian movie scene! Such influential industry professionals as Marketing and Development manager of Channel Brazil, André Saddy, filmmaker Producer and Founder of Cavídeo, Cavi Borges, filmmaker and current President of the Brazilian Association of Independent TV Producers (BAITP), Marco Altberg, Executive Producer Elisa Tolomelli and one of the most important cinematographers of contemporary Brazilian cinema, Walter Carvalho, a critically and internationally acclaimed filmmaker, known for his award-winning films such as Central Station and Carandiru, just to name a few.
The Miami Beach Cinematheque will also host a series of special screenings from August 17-20. The documentary on Japanese Brazilian artists West Encounters East, by Stella Homes, will open the series on August 17, followed by a cocktail reception (limited tickets available). The venue will also host Cinefoot – A World Cup Tribute, with movies related to soccer.
All the movies in competition for the title of “Best Movie”, voted by the public, will be shown at the Colony Theatre from August 21- 24.
Tickets available at ticketmaster.com. Price: $ 10