The 16th Brazilian Film Festival of Miami

From August 18 through 25, 2012.

Now entering its 16th anniversary, the Annual Brazilian Film Festival of Miami, an official event of The Inffinito Festival Circuit presented by international events and production company Inffinito, has proven itself a fundamental and valuable resource for introducing Brazil’s finest new films to US audiences. Braff’s devotion to diversity of style and topic, ease of accessibility, affordable ticket prices and stellar quality of curation mark the Festival as a can’t-miss opportunity for both world cinema aficionados and neophytes alike.

All films shown at the Festival celebrate their Miami debut; many will be presented to an international audience for the first time. The lineup represents the best of the most recent slate of Brazilian produced films in both long and short form and is intended for all audiences. All films are shown with English subtitles. Among many others, the Festival features Capitains of the Sand (Capitães da Areia), by Cecília Amado, Kings and Rats (Reis e Ratos), by Mauro Lima, Totally Innocent (Totalmente Inocentes), by Rodrigo Bittencourt, and Two Birds (Dois Coelhos), by Afonso Poyart. Cao Hamburguer’s Xingu will be presented at the closing night on August 25, 9:00 p.m. at the Colony Theater.

The 16th Brazilian Film Festival of Miami is comprised of the competitive screening of numerous feature and short films, viewing between the dates of August 22 and August 25 at Colony Theater, located at 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, the Festival kicks off on August 18 with the US premiere of the award winning film The Clown, by Selton Melo. This screening at the “Walcast” of the New World Symphony, 8:30 p.m. is free and open to the general public. Badges for members will be released at this day during the following hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In addition to the competitive screenings, the Brazilian Film Festival will present a documentary series with special focus on Brazilian music, including the US premiere of Jorge Mautner – The Son of the Holocaust, by Pedro Bial and Heitor D’Alincourt, Heart of Samba (Coração do Samba), by Thereza Jessouroun and I’ll raffle of my heart, by Ana Rieper, and Raul (Raul – O Início, o Fim e o Meio), by Walter Carvalho. The documentary screenings take place at the Miami Beach Cinematheque, August 19 through 24.

Tickets for all Brazilian Film Festival of Miami shows taking place at Colony Theatre will be available on-site or online through www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are available online until 4:00 p.m. on the day of the show; after that, tickets are only available on site. Seats are limited and advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

A limited number of $150 VIP Passes and $100 Festival Fans will be available directly on Ticketmaster. VIP Passes grant access to the holder for all films in the Festival and VIP access for all films, the opening night after party at Bâoli Miami, closing night after party at Shore Club Hotel and many others events. The most recently updated program, film descriptions and ticket information will be posed on the festival’s website.

Brazilian Film Festival of Miami
www.inffinito.com

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