Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Embassy of Brazil in India, New Delhi is organizing BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL at Goethe-Institut. No. 4, 5th Street, Rutland Gate, Chennai – 600006
Date: 21-23 July 2023
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details)
|BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2023|
|21st July 2023
|Ana/Ana.Sem título/2020/Dir.: Lúcia Murat/110 min||5.30 pm||Goethe-Institut. No. 4, 5th Street, Rutland Gate Chennai – 600006|
|City of Men/Cidade dos Homens/2007/Dir.: Paulo Morelli/106 min||7.20 pm|
|22nd July 2023
|Baptism of Blood/Batismo de Sangue/2006/Dir.: Helvecio Ratton/110 min||5.30 pm|
|Mutum/Mutum/2007/Dir.: Sandra Kogut/95 min||7.20 pm|
|23rd July 2023 (Sunday)||My Friend’s Wife/A Mulher do meu Amigo/2008/Dir.: Claudio Torres/85 min||3.30 pm|
|My Name is Not Johnny/Meu Nome Não é Johnny/2008/Dir.: Mauro Lima/124 min||5.00 pm|
|The Smell of the Drain/O Cheiro do Ralo/2006/Dir.: Heitor Dahlia/112 min||7.00 pm|
Ana/Ana.Sem título/2020/Dir.: Lúcia Murat/110 min
Stela, a young Brazilian actress, decides to do a work on the letters exchanged between Latin American visual artists in the 70s and 80s. She travels to Cuba, Mexico, Argentina and Chile in search of her works and testimonies about the reality they lived.
City of Men/Cidade dos Homens/2007/Dir.: Paulo Morelli/106 min
Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers’ pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio’s favelas.
Baptism of Blood/Batismo de Sangue/2006/Dir.: Helvecio Ratton/110 min
During the period of 1964 to 1985, Brazil lived a military dictatorship. In the 60s, the Dominican friars Tito, Betto, Fernando and Ivo help leftist organizations. However, they are arrested and tortured by the despicable Chief of DOPS Fleury.
Wins: 3, Nominations: 12
Mutum/Mutum/2007/Dir.: Sandra Kogut/95 min
Thiago is forced to confront separations and betrayal within the home, Thiago begins, little by little, to see and understand a place that he had never been able to before, thus slowly letting go of his innocence.
Wins: 20, Nominations: 14
My Friend’s Wife/A Mulher do meu Amigo/2008/Dir.: Claudio Torres/85 min
In São Paulo, the lawyer, Thales, has been married to a wealthy and spoiled Renata for ten years. Her father, Augusto, is a powerful and amoral businessman who gave an excellent job position to his son-in-law at his law firm.
My Name is Not Johnny/Meu Nome Não é Johnny/2008/Dir.: Mauro Lima/124 min
The true story of João Guilherme Estrella (“Johnny”), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s.
Wins: 17, Nominations: 29
The Smell of the Drain/O Cheiro do Ralo/2006/Dir.: Heitor Dahlia/112 min
A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals–as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.
Wins: 16, Nominations: 25