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Interview with Filipe Matzembacher & Marcio Reolon, directors of ‘Tinta bruta’

Wrapped around feelings of abandonment against a dull city of Porto Alegre, Tinta bruta [Hard Paint] — Brazilian film making pair Filipe Matzembacher & Marcio Reolon’s second feature after their marvelous Beira mar [Seashore] — follows Pedro’s painful journey of … Continue reading

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‘Neon Bull’: sexy, magic and ethnographical

Boi neon [Neon Bull] tells the magical story of a ragtag group of people individuals in the world of vaquejadas, rodeos, in rural northeastern Brazil. Iremar, a handsome cowboy who likes sewing, travels with Galega, single mom dancer and driver … Continue reading

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‘Beira Mar’: Interview with directors Filipe Matzembacher & Marcio Reolon

How do you film youth? These two young Brazilian filmmakers were able to capture the fleeting nature of youth in Beira Mar [Seashore], a vivid film with stunning performances that beautifully portrays the relationship that develops between two young boys. … Continue reading

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New documentary by Wim Wenders tells the inspiring life journey of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado

“The Salt of the Earth: Journey with Sebastião Salgado” is playing at Landmark Embarcadero Theater in downtown San Francisco. For decades, he traveled around the world photographing people, capturing the misery of humankind with photos depicting the effects of war, … Continue reading

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