The largest Brazilian film festival outside of Brazil
By Leila Monteiro Lins
The festival encompasses four programs: *Competitive*, Non-Competitive,
Bra-zoo-kah (*films by Brazilians living abroad*), and *Brazil Through
Foreign Eyes* (films by non-Brazilian filmmakers about Brazil). In the
Competitive Program short, mid-length, and feature films are competing for
the Golden Maple Award.
Some of the films that will be screened during the 2013 BRAFFTV: Buddies,
Cine Holliúdy, The Invisible Collection, Marcelo Yuka, Eternal Amazon,
Taina - An Amazon...
After two years of intense creative work, the time has come for the emerging artists and graduate students from Ryerson’s Documentary Media (MFA) program to showcase their projects to the Toronto community and the world. From May 1st to July 14th, the DOCNOW festival will present viewers with an innovative collection of diverse works, which challenge the meaning and methods of contemporary documentary practice, from filmmaking to mixed-media installations.
DOCNOW’s 31 participating artists offer audiences an intimate look at a range of current issues—from a film confronting...
Brazilian vocalist FERNANDA CUNHA, featuring jazz guitarist REG SCHWAGER , bassist PAT COLLINS and multi-instrumentalist TOM SZCZESNIAK
September 4th (Wednesday) and 5th (Thursday) - Jazz Bistro
Brazilian singer Fernanda Cunha (based in Sao Paulo), has been a regular performer in Canada since 2005. She has performed coast-to-coast-to-coast: from Vancouver Island and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival (several years), to the Alianait Arts Festival in Nunavut and Jazz Yukon series; from the Edmonton International Jazz Festival to the University of Toronto, The Jazz Room in Kitchener,...
The quality of the Brazilian products is guaranteed by conformity with the highest international health standards, as a result of policies developed by the Ministry of Agriculture, related institutions as well as the constant pursuit of excellence by Brazilian companies. Today the Brazilian products are available, appreciated and recognized in over 200 markets worldwide. At SIAL Canada 2013, Brazil showcased the high-quality of its products to Canadians and international buyers.
Where: Direct Energy Centre - Toronto, Canada
When: from April 30 - May 2, 2013
Co-presented with BRAFFTV – Brazilian Film and TV Festival.
By Ingrid Coifman
Film director and actress Petra Costa brings her documentary “Elena” to the Hot Docs 2013, following other successful international screenings and awards such as Audience Award & Best Documentary at the 45th Brasilia Film Festival 2012, Special Mentions at the 9th ZagrebDox International Competition and the 28th Guadalajara Film Festival, and Best Documentary Feature at Films de Femmes 2013.
The story is about Elena, a young Brazilian woman who travels to New York with the same...
SUNDAY, JULY 22 - Earlscourt Park Toronto
You cannot miss Canada's Largest Brazilian Cultural Event: the 9th Annual Toronto International BrazilFest 2012.
All sounds and vibes of Brazilian culture will be showcased with its food, music, dance, crafts and workshops. The Festival stage will be filled with musicians, dancers and singers that will take you on an exotic trip exploring Brazilian music and celebration without having to leave the heart of Toronto.
This amazing event will also offer the famous Brazilian "Caipirinha," Brazil's national cocktail drink, mixing lime, sugar and Brazilian...
SEMINAR: BEST - BRAZIL EXCELLENCE IN SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS
Toronto - June 7 - Fairmont Royal York
BEST BRAZIL: Excellence in Securities Transactions is an initiative aiming at promoting the Brazilian capital and financial markets to the international investor community by means of road shows to the most important international financial centres. This year there will be two road shows: New York and Toronto in June and Seul and Tokyo in September.
The BEST BRAZIL events are a joint initiative of the Brazilian most prominent market institutions ANBIMA - Brazilian Financial and Capital...
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
Royal Bank invited a group of women entrepreneurs for a networking event this Thursday evening to coincide with International Women's Day. The guest speakers were Salima Virani (Founder & CEO, Zentrepreneur Inc.) who spoke on " Social Media to grow Your Business" and Craig A. Lewis (Wilson Lewis LLP) that gave a presentation on "Employment Law."
By Ingrid Coifman & Rosana Dias
The 36th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, brought out the international media and powerhouse names, including Bono, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Neil Young, Pearl Jam, and Madonna. Screening over 336 films from 65 countries and having nearly 400,000 attendees, last year’s Festival showcased five Brazilian movies, including Fernando Meirelles’ 360 (check out his interview with DB). “Brazilian films explored an elaborate cinematic language in their approach to the diversity of Brazil’s...