| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called?
This World Cup has...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:40 PM
He was a big part of the team's spine, the backbone of a high-energy attack that had Brazil poised to win a record sixth World Cup in next weekend's final.
But now that Neymar's own backbone has been fractured, Brazil's title chances may be broken as...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:00 PM
There is no crying in baseball. The precept is almost as old as the national pastime itself, as illustrated in the popular movie "A League Of Their Own."
The same axiom evidently applies to soccer -- at least in Brazil, where the sport goes way beyond...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Moments after the rough tackle that knocked him out of the World Cup, Brazilian striker Neymar feared he had been paralyzed, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said.
Speaking to the Spanish sports journal Marca, Scolari said teammate Marcelo was the first to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:13 PM
There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte.
The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Nicole Gasparri had people on their feet.
The Zumba fitness instructor and Boca Raton city employee was up and moving with about 30 of her students in the middle of the street, jumping and fist pumping to the music as a crowd cheered.
"That was so...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The boys from Brazil have labored under the enormous stress of win-or-else expectations since the moment its roster was faxed (or emailed or texted) to World Cup headquarters.
Suddenly, while Neymar's injury and Thiago Silva's suspension compromise...
| Sep 3, 2014
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured intoMichigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly.
The appeal of two of the world’s most iconic sports teams attracted...