Brazil

Brazil

The Largest Brazilian Film Festival outside of Brazil

Brazilian Film & TV Festival of Toronto (BRAFFTV)

By Leila Monteiro Lins

A 5-day festival with the best recent Brazilian films, including drama, comedy, documentary, children, thriller, and ethnographic films. The festival will be held from October 16th to 20th.

October 16 – TIFF Bell Lightbox
October 17 to 20th – Carlton Cinema
October 19 to 20th – International Conference, University of Toronto

For more information, visit www.brafftv.com.

OPENING FILMS AT BRAFFTV 2013

20 Carlton Cinema, Toronto, College Subway

Environment of Freedom

Wednesday 16th of October, 7:00 PM

A drawing teacher teaches that, in reality, the fear is fought with freedom.

The Invisible Collection

Wednesday 16th of October, 7:00 PM

The young Beto ventures to the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. There he meets Samir, the collector, and his family ruined by the demise of the cocoa plantations. The journey and the encounter will irrevocably change the young man’s soul.

DRAMA FILMS at BRAFFTV

Boy at the five

Friday 18th of October, 9:30 PM

Richard finally finds a friend, but he can’t be of his friend.

Lullaby

Saturday 19th of October, 7:00 PM

An illiterate lady seeks to soothe the missing of her son asking for a friend to read several times the same unique and old letter sent by her son ten years ago. Through these readings, a great friendship and complicity were born between them.

Invisible Picture

Friday 18th of October, 7:30 PM

Young Monica has a busy day-to-day life taking care of her grandfather, who is in a vegetative state. Her routine is shaken by the unexpected visit of her friend Lara, who will unveil secrets unknown even to Monica.

Quinha

Friday 18th of October, 7:00 PM

A little girl, Quinha, and her mother, Rosa, head out through the Northeast region of Brazil to go to Quinha’s baptism. During this journey, both women search for their own miracles: Quinha looks for signs of magic, while Rosa hopes for her estranged husband’s return. Despite a few unexpected bumps in the road, they both manage to find small moments of salvation along the way.

The Invisible Collection

Wednesday 16th October, 7:00 PM

The young Beto ventures to the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. There he meets Samir, the collector, and his family ruined by the demise of the cocoa plantations. The journey and the encounter will irrevocably change the young man’s soul.

World’s West End

Saturday 19th of October, 9:00 PM

A man of few words, gestures and no friends, his solitude is only broken by the occasional truck that stops by to refuel and by the humorous visits made by the sarcastic Silas, a biker who looks like a retired hippie. With the unexpected and mysterious arrival of Ana both men’s routines are thrown off-balance. At the foot of the towering Andes, well-hidden secrets come to light, reopening wounds and changing forever the characters’ lives.

SERVICE:

Other films: Documentary, Suspense, Family, Social Issues,, Comedy, Environmental films and much more.

More information at www.brafftv.com

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Leila Monteiro Lins

Leila has more than 30 years of experience in journalism and marketing, including media relations, event planning and the development of communication strategies. In April 2010, LML launched Discover magazine in Canada.

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