Portuguese American Journal

Film: NY Portuguese Short Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

The New York based Arte Institute is presenting the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This is the second time the festival is presented in Brazil this year. The first edition  took place in São Paulo over the summer.

The Rio the Janeiro edition will present 8 short film screenings by emerging Portuguese directors, namely Diogo Costa Amarante, Pedro Lino and Luís da Matta Almeida, Nelson de Castro and Wilson Pereira, Flávio Pires, Bruno Telésforo and Luís Lobo, Mário Gajo de Carvalho, and John Filipe.

The event will take place on December 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6, at Instituto Moreira Salles, Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 476 – Gávea, Rio de Janeiro.

The NY Portuguese Short Film Festival in Rio is co-sponsored by the Camões-Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua – Centro Cultural Português – Brasilia, and has the support of the Embassy of Portugal in Brazil, the Consulate General of Portugal in Rio de Janeiro and Esporão Wines. 

The Arte Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes the Portuguese art and culture and offers a creative environment for Portuguese artists in the areas of visual arts, literature, music, dance and film. The goal is to foster inter-cultural innovative dialogues between the New York artistic community and Portuguese artists. For information and updates regarding new events and performances visit the Arte Institute’s website. 

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