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‘Pacified’ (‘Pacificado’): Film Review | Tribeca 2020

Director Paxton Winters considers the psychological toll of drug culture and violence in a Rio favela in the vivid community portrait 'Pacified,' whose producers include Darren Aronofsky and Lisa…

‘Invisible Life’ (‘A Vida invisivel de Euridice Gusmao’): Film Review | Cannes 2019

Two inseparable sisters in 1950s Rio de Janeiro are forced to live apart in 'Invisible Life,' Karim Ainouz's sensual melodrama about spirited women in a machista culture.

‘Arctic’: Film Review | Cannes 2018

Mads Mikkelsen battles the elements in 'Arctic,' debuting director Joe Penna's rugged survival tale about a man stranded in an unyielding polar landscape.

‘Hard Paint’ (‘Tinta bruta’): Film Review | Berlin 2018

In 'Hard Paint,' a socially withdrawn young Brazilian finds virtual-world escape as a seductive gay chatroom performer, until a copycat steals his trademark of neon body paint, creating conflict…

Berlin: RTL Takes Globo’s ‘Merciless’ (Exclusive)

The Brazilian series — which is being shown as part of a special showcase in Berlin — will launch in July in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.

‘Vazante’: Film Review | Berlin 2017

A backlands tragedy set in early 19th-century colonial Brazil, Daniela Thomas' slow-burn slavery drama 'Vazante' unfolds on a luminous black-and-white widescreen canvas.

2016’s International Box-Office Surprises

Korea loves 'La La Land,' 'Now You See Me 2' killed in China and 'Bridget Jones's Baby' made $188 million overseas.

NBCUniversal Gives 600-Plus Film Prints to Toronto Fest to Preserve

TIFF is saving endangered 'Rear Window' and 'The Big Lebowski' 35mm prints from destruction as Hollywood continues the switch to digital.

AFM: Grindstone, Lionsgate Snatch Domestic Rights to ‘Extortion’ (Exclusive)

Barkhad Abdi and Danny Glover star in the action-thriller, which also has sealed several major international deals.

‘Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe’ (‘Vor der Morgenroete’): Film Review

German actress and occasional director Maria Schrader chronicles the years in exile of the Jewish-Austrian 'The Royal Game' writer, played by Josef Hader.

Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics: TV Review

Director Fernando Mereilles and his team delivered a sobering call to address global warming and deforestation cloaked in a stirring multicultural celebration of tolerance.

‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ Director Hector Babenco Dies at 70

The Oscar-nominated Brazilian filmmaker worked with Hollywood greats such as William Hurt, Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.