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  • Third-place finisher roils Brazil presidential campaign

    Third-place finisher roils Brazil presidential campaign
    The former front-runner in Brazil's presidential campaign shook up the race again Thursday when she unexpectedly withheld an endorsement for center-right candidate Aecio Neves, who is challenging incumbent Dilma Rousseff. Marina Silva had turned the...
  • Rio's Tucuman Takes FiGa Films' 'Sand Dollars' For Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio-based Tucuman Distribuidora de Filmes, a highly active distributor of European, Brazilian and Latin American art films, has closed Brazil on the FiGa Films-sold Toronto Festival breakout "Sand Dollars." "Sand Dollars" represents the...
  • A Hollywood star flip-flops on Brazil's Silva

    Just a few days ago, Mark Ruffalo thought the world of Marina Silva. So much so that the Hollywood idol, who played the Hulk on the big screen and is chest-deep in his next project, took a break to tape a heartfelt campaign spot in support of the...
  • Brazilian tycoon faces fresh charges in fall of oil empire

    Eike Batista, until recently the richest man in Brazil and one of the wealthiest worldwide, has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with the collapse of his oil and energy empire. Batista, formerly a self-proclaimed symbol of his...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil. The Rio Fest runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 8....
  • France's Dimitri Rassam 'Going to Brazil' With Bossa Nova (EXCLUSIVE)

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Bossa Nova Films is linking to Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2, one of France's most powerful and ambitious production forces, to produce "Going To Brazil," a Brazil road movie marking the second feature helmed by Portuguese-French...
  • Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida

    Brazil's Embraer debuts military plane made in Florida
    Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida. Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...
  • Vania Catani's Bananeira Filmes Launches New Gen Brazilian Talent, Primes Lucrecia Martel's 'Zama' (EXCLUSIVE)

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Argentina has a New Argentine Cinema; Carlos Reygadas, Mantarraya and Canana ushered in a new era in Mexico; the Novissimo Cine Chileno exploded onto the scene at the 2005 Valdivia Festival. Now, finally, in a year when Brazil has...
  • 'Movie Life,' 'Forest,' 'Last Stand' Feature in Films from Rio

    Brazilian actor-turned-director Selton Mello has is following up his milestone art film "The Clown," Brazil's Oscar entry, with "A Movie Life" adapting the book "A Distant Father" by Chilean Antonio Skarmeta, one of whose other novels was turned by...
  • Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil

    Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil
    Most of the shops in the Monte Carmo mall haven't opened yet, but it's already full of Brazilian kids. They come in droves, filling its cavernous hallways, giggling, ogling sneakers, asking for chocolate. But they aren't here to buy anything. They're on...
  • Brazil begins recovery from World Cup debacle

    Brazil begins recovery from World Cup debacle
    — Just say the score, nothing more. 7-1. It's enough to send a chill through the bruised psyche of Brazil all over again. It has been speculated that repercussions of the national team's stunning loss to Germany by that incomprehensible score in...