17th Brazilian Film Festival of MiamiAugust 17 – 24, Opening at the North Beach Bandshell, competitive screenings at Colony, tribute screenings at Miami Beach Cinematheque, closing award ceremony at Marketplace at Shore Club and after parties in the trendiest local venues

The Brazilian Film Festival of Miami is celebrating its 17th anniversary during an 8-day event to be held on August 17-24 in Miami Beach. Founded by Inffinito in 1997, BFF Miami was the first film festival created to showcase Brazilian movies only, outside of Brazil, and ever since, many others have followed its pioneering efforts. The 2014 edition maintains its commitment to promote the latest productions made in Brazil in the past year and is scheduled to bring an exciting line-up of films shot all over the country. The movies are selected by a panel of curators, composed by a “who’s who” of the Brazilian movie scene! Such influential industry professionals as Marketing and Development manager of Channel Brazil, André Saddy, filmmaker Producer and Founder of Cavídeo, Cavi Borges, filmmaker and current President of the Brazilian Association of Independent TV Producers (BAITP), Marco Altberg, Executive Producer Elisa Tolomelli and one of the most important cinematographers of contemporary Brazilian cinema, Walter Carvalho, a critically and internationally acclaimed filmmaker, known for his award-winning films such as Central Station and Carandiru, just to name a few. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com for only $10.

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