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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City, museum to have Brazil events Saturday

    The city of Boca Raton doffs a chapeu, the Portuguese word for hat, to Brazil Independence Day with a free street party downtown from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Earlier in the day, the Boca Raton Children's Museum kicks off a new Brazil exhibit and events...
  • 'Men in Blazers': How Producer Michael Davies Became a TV Soccer Commentator

    From Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live" to GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," prolific producer Michael Davies has had no less than half a dozen series and pilots in the hopper at any given time during the past few years at his Sony Pictures TV-based...
  • Photo of Rio de Janeiro slum finds a home in Laguna Beach collection

    Photo of Rio de Janeiro slum finds a home in Laguna Beach collection
    If you lift your eyes above Ipanema Beach at a particular moment, you might see what Baldemar Fierro saw. The photographer from Laguna Beach captured the twinkling lights and colorful buildings in one of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, or slums, overlooking...
  • Brazilian Milestones Energize Rio Film Festival

    The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president Dilma Rousseff in early July; and the impact of new...
  • New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum

    New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum
    The first new, sponsored exhibit of the Boca Raton Children's Museum in years officially opened Thursday — along with what supporters hope will be a new chapter for the museum. But it was also the last public event for its leader, Denise St....
  • Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger

    Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger
    Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party. About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
  • 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....