Magazine article Screen International

Cinema Do Brasil Promotes Panorama Pair

Magazine article Screen International

Cinema Do Brasil Promotes Panorama Pair

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Cinema do Brasil, which works with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency and has support from the audiovisual department of the Ministry Of Culture to champion home-grown fare, will be in Berlin representing a delegation of 32 companies.

Both Panorama entries will receive from Cinema do Brasil a $25,000 Sales Agent Support Award.

Don't Call Me Son (Mae So Ha Uma, pictured) is Anna Muylaert's follow-up to her widely admired 2015 Panorama winner and Brazilian foreign language Oscar submission The Second Mother.

The film premieres on Friday and tells of a teenage city boy who learns that the woman he thought was his mother is not his biological parent and goes on a search for his real family.

Time Was Endless (Antes O Temp Nao Acabava) by Sérgio Andrade and Fábio Baldo takes place in the Amazonia jungle as a native young man leaves his community and heads for the city. The film premieres on Saturday.

The Brazilian film contingent in Berlin includes the short Running Waters from Diego Zon, and the documentary Curumim by Marcos Prado.

Cinema do Brasil will launch its eighth International Distribution Support Prize at its EFM reception on February 13. …

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