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CULTURA
Setembro 2019
From August 2nd and 7th the VII Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil – New York brings Brazil’s exciting new cinema to the Tribeca Cinemas. 
 
The opening night of this traditional summer event will once again kick off on Sunday, August 2 at 7:00pm with an extravaganza at Central Park’s SummerStage with a concert by leading singer/entertainer/acrobat/pin-up Sílvia Machete, followed at 8:00pm by a screening of Daniel Filho’s comedy, “If I Were You 2".
 
Then Tribeca Cinema will host five daily screenings showing great Brazilian movies, all of them eligible for the 2009 Cristal Lens Audience Award.
 
Some highlights in the program are: the documentary “Simonal – Nobody Knows How Tough It Was,” directed by Cláudio Manoel, portraying the life of the famous 70’s singer; Director José Alvarenga Jr’s, comedy “In Therapy,” deals with the pleasures and challenges of modern life; Actress Letícia Sabatella makes her debut as a co-director with screenwriter Gringo Cardia in the documentary “Hotxuá”, a poetic view of the Indian tribe Krahô, a very smiley group that chooses a high priest of laugh; internationally famous cinematographer Walter Carvalho presents his latest film as a director, “Budapest”, based on the homonymous book by Brazilian singer Chico Buarque.
 
Many of the filmmakers and cast from the VII Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY film presentations will be in New York to attend the festivities and participate in q&a sessions following the films.
 
Visit the VII Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY website to view full program, film descriptions and ticket information.
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