5th Annual Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival - July 31 - August 4, 2013


5TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Latino Public Broadcasting to Host Screenings

Now in its 5th year and taking place July 31 – August 4, 2013, the Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, showcases the best in new Brazilian independent cinema. The 2013 Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival returns to the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood with more than 30 Los Angeles premieres showcasing fiction, documentaries and shorts of artistic merit from the international film circuit. The Festival is dedicated to addressing the cultural and commercial exchange between Hollywood, the world film industry and the Brazilian film community. HBRFest will feature Portugal as the Guest Country and will also present a night of gay-themed films amongst its offerings of fresh discoveries.

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A PLACE TO TAKE AWAY
(EM BUSCA DE UM LUGAR COMUM)
Director: Felippe Schultz Mussel

The images of slum-littered mountainsides have unfairly become Brazil’s chief representation. This documentary explores foreigners’ perverse fascination with this area of social class distress, enabling an industry, which co-opts these neglected neighborhoods as tourist attractions, like in the largest and most visited favela, Rocinha.

Screenings hosted by LPB
August 2, 2013 at 4pm (Spielberg Theatre)
August 3, 2013 at 9 pm (Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre)

For more information on screenings and to watch the trailer, please click here.

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