The 25th Tiradentes Film Festival began last Friday (21) in celebration of Brazilian audiovisual. Sample free and virtual runs until the 29th of January and will display on your programming 169 films and 38 debates and exhibitions on various topics.
The schedule includes the screening of feature, short and medium-length films, as well as previews and a debate on the trajectory of the important Brazilian filmmaker Ruy Guerra, currently 90 years old. The documentary Tempo Ruy, by Adilson Mendes, provides an overview of the work of the filmmaker, writer, actor and playwright from Mozambique.
This year’s event schedule will highlight the Aurora Show, which will screen seven selected films from different regions of Brazil: “Following all protocols, by Fábio Leal (PE); A Colony, by Virgínia Pinho and Mozart Freire (CE); Gross session, by As Talavistas and ela.Ltda (MG); Panorama, by Alexandre Wahrhaftig (SP); Maputo Nakurandza, by Ariadne Zampaulo (RJ-SP); Welcome again, by Marcos Yoshi (SP) and Grade, from Lucas Andrade (MG) The seven films will be evaluated by the Jury and compete for the Baroque Trophy, in addition to awards given by the partners of the Mostra.
Grand opening celebrating Brazilian cinema
The opening ceremony took place at 8 pm last Friday (21), presenting the annual theme of the show: Cinema in Transition. The event opened with a tribute to filmmaker Adirley Queirós, director of films such as Branco Sai Preto Fica and Era Uma Vez Brasília.
The 2016 film Fragmentos em Dois Episos was presented, the new work by Adirley Queirós, made in partnership with Cássio Oliveira. The film was shown in a single session, available until 11:59 pm on Friday and talks about the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff.
The free exhibition celebrates the Brazilian audiovisual with countless works from all corners of the country. And it’s a great opportunity to check out the work of new directors, as well as learn more about the work of important figures in Brazilian cinema.
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Source: modern popcorn, Show Tiradentes