Festival do Rio BR
From: Thursday, September 20 2007, 9:00 am
to: Thursday, October 4 2007, 5:00 pm
One of the most important audiovisual events in Latin America, the Festival do Rio BR attracts professionals from all over the world. Numerous screenings, showcases and seminars are held at the Copacabana Palace Hotel and cinemas across the city.
The festival presents more than 500 programmes and around 180,000 people attend the screenings at 30 cinemas in the city to see the best of Brazilian and foreign film. The Rio Screenings & Seminars strand concentrates on new tendencies from around the world and attracts executives from various sectors of the audiovisual market (cinema, TV, home entertainment and the internet), resulting in a great deal of business.
At the same time as the seminars, there are cinematic exhibitions and cubicles equipped with video and DVD, as well as reading material, new Brazilian and Latin American products at the hotel. Screenings take place around the city and include numerous features, shorts and documentary premières.