03 maio, 2010

Brazil Film Fest co-presents with Hot Docs


Brazil Film Fest co-presents with Hot Docs, from April 29
to May 11, Toronto, Canada


Toronto’s Hot Docs is North America's largest documentary
festival. It runs for 11 days, April 29 to May 9, presenting over
170 films from more than 40 countries and welcoming hundreds of
international filmmakers and industry delegates to Toronto.

The Brazil Film Fest is proud to be co-presenting several films
together with Hot Docs. Be sure to check our website for
information on Brazil Film Fest 2010 which runs from October 21st
through October 24th.

CITIZEN BOILESEN (CIDADÃO BOILESEN)
Chaim Litewski / 93 min / Portuguese with English subtitles.
Focusing on Henning Boilesen’s extraordinary life, the
documentary reveals the political and economical connection
between the business community and the armed forces in their
fight against urban guerrillas during Brazil’s military
dictatorship.
Fri Apr 30, 10:00 PM The Royal, 608 College Street Sun May 2,
4:00 PM Cumberland Cinemas, 159 Cumberland Street

BEYOND IPANEMA
Guto Barra / 87 min / English
BEYOND IPANEMA  a mash-up of thoughts and ideas about the
repeating cycle of discovery of Brazilian music in the world.
Through interviews with David Byrne, Devendra Banhart, M.I.A., Os
Mutantes, Caetano Veloso, Tom Zé, Seu Jorge, Thievery Corporation
and many others, Beyond Ipanema surveys the Brazilian music
experience outside of Brazil.
Sat May 8, 9:15 PM Cumberland Cinemas, 159 Cumberland Street Sun
May 9, 7:00 PM The Royal, 608 College Street

In addition Hot Docs will also be presenting several other
Brazilian documentaries.

B1 (B1- TENÓRIO EM PEQUIM)
Felipe Braga & Eduardo Hunter Moura / 98 min / Portuguese
subtitled in English Antonio Tenorio is a B1: he’s totally blind,
and he carries on his judo kimono the red circle that symbolizes
it. The documentary follows this professional judo player, one of
the few in the world to compete both in Paralympic and regular
championships, as he prepares himself to fight for a fourth
Paralympic gold medal, in Beijing. 
Mon May 3, 6:30 PM
Cumberland Cinemas, 159 Cumberland Street Wed May 5, 1:00 PM
Cumberland Cinemas, 159 Cumberland Street Sun May 9, 9:15 PM
Cumberland Cinemas, 159 Cumberland Street

SECRETS OF THE TRIBE
José Padilha / 94 min / English, Italian, Spanish with English
subtitles.
Academic bickering has never been as luridly scandalous as
between the anthropologists studying the Yanomami, an isolated
tribe in the Amazon basin.
Jaw-dropping ethical breaches leave generational scars on the
world's last "pure" society. (Brazil/Venezuela) Thu May 6, 6:30
PM Koerner, 273 Bloor Street West Sun May 9, 4:15 PM ROM Theatre,
100 Queen’s Park

WASTE LAND
Lucy Walker, João Jardim & Karen Harley / 99 min / English and
Portuguese subtitled in English Already a multiple award winner
on the fest circuit, Lucy Walker's transcendent doc follows
artist Vik Muniz and his work with pickers of recyclable
materials in Brazil’s Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest
landfill site.
Sat May 1 7:00 PM Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West
Wed May 5 9:15 PM Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

More at http://www.hotdocs.ca/schedule/calendar/

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