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Rio Film Festival

Rio Film Festival: ‘A Wolf at the Door,’ ‘Underage’ Win Top Honors

The two films shared the Redentor trophy for best fiction, while Hilton Lacerda's "Tatoo" received five awards.

Inside Out Men (A Gente): Rio de Janeiro Review

A fly on the wall prison documentary from Oscar-nominated Brazilian Aly Muritiba.

Rio Film Festival: ‘True Blood’ Screenwriter Talks Killing Off Characters

The HBO hit series' writer Raelle Tucker joined "Grey’s Anatomy" producer William Harper in a panel last week at Rio Market where they discussed characters exiting their shows.

Road 47 (A Estrada 47): Rio de Janeiro Review

The drama is the first film to bring to life the intriguing footnote of history that is Brazil's involvement in World War Two.

On the Set of Stephen Daldry’s ‘Trash’ in Rio: Stray Dogs and a Massive Garbage Dump

A huge artificial landfill was built to shoot Richard Curtis' script based on Andy Mulligan's novel about three boys who pick garbage for a living.

PGA Partners With Brazil’s SICAV

The Producers Guild of America signed a memorandum of understanding with its Brazilian counterpart, with both organizations hoping to encourage networking among its members.

Stephen Daldry Attends Rio de Janeiro Slum Screening of ‘Billy Elliot’

The British filmmaker visited the Compleixo do Alemao favela, encouraging underprivileged ballet students.

Brazilian Cable TV Seeks Out Local Content

Execs from the international divisions of Sony, Turner and A&E met at the Rio Film Fest to discuss upcoming projects and needs.

Rio Film Festival Opens Amid Protest Outside the Theater

French-Brazilian 3D fiction documentary "Amazonia" enchants the audience at the Opening Night of the fest, which runs Sept 26 - Oct 10.

Rio Fest’s Market Side Bar Kicks Off

Nearly 100 industry experts, including three-time Oscar winner Christopher Newman and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, will lead seminars and panels at the event.

‘Amazonia’ to Open Rio Film Fest

A Brazil/France co-production, Thierry Ragobert’s 3D fiction is the biggest film ever shot in the Amazon jungle.

The Invisible Collection (A Coleção Invisível): Rio Review

Bernard Attal's polished Brazilian mystery delves deep into a troubled playboy's family history.