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Fogaréu – film screening
October 7, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for the Canadian premiere of the Brazilian film Fogaréu, a narrative feature film by director Flavia Neves. There will be a Q&A after the screening on October 7.
In her debut feature, “Fogaréu,” director Flávia Neves interweaves the broader impact of colonialism in Brazil with a close-up tale of insidious goings on in Goiás, her hometown in central Brazil. Having gained support from the CNC’s Aide Aux Cinemas du Monde, “Fogaréu” is an accomplished first film that offers a nuanced critique of power dynamics within a bold, cinematic thriller framework. The film screens in the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival. – Caitlin Quinlan, Variety, 2-16-2022
Friday, October 7 | Time: 6:00 pm | Venue: International Village #10 (88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver)
Sunday, October 9 | 1:00 pm | Venue: International Village #10 (88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver)
LINK TO BUY TICKETS: https://viff.org/whats-on/fogareu/
LINK TO THE TRAILER: https://youtu.be/3uwj4RYdBb4
Flávia Neves graduated in Cinema and Literature from the Fluminense Federal University and studied screenwriting and Meisner Technique at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in Cuba. At 16, she directed her first short film, Liberdade (1998), screened at Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental (International Environmental Film Festival). In 2019, she directed and scripted the series Amanajé, o mensageiro do futuro, aired by TV Cultura. Fogaréu is her narrative feature debut. Currently, Neves is developing her second feature film, Tempo do poder, with the support of Ibermedia.
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