Since the last 16 day Rome was with a specially Brazilian touch and until October 25 happened the movie festival “Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma” and Brazilians have many reasons to be proud.
The Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles, known internationally for his movies and documentaries, among them the famous movie “Central do Brazil” (Central Station) was awarded for his career with the Marc ‘Aurelio Lifetime Achievement Award.
The documentary “A Gars De Fenyand” by Salles with Jia Zhangke was presented. The movie portrays story of the young Chinese director that is considered by many people as one of the most important filmmakers of our time.
Brazilian cinema was on the rise in the Rome festival and several Brazilian movies were present at the event, among them “Obras” (Work) by Gregorio Graziosi, “Quando Eu Era Vivo” (When I Was Alive) by Marco Dutra,”Já Visto Jamais Visto” (Already Seen Never Seen) by Andrea.
The ninth edition of the festival directed by Marco Muller presented 51 feature movies in the official section and 24 world premieres from 21 countries. The event brought renowned and young authors.
The audience was the protagonist who could choose and vote in their favorite movies, undoubtedly Rome was more “Green and Yellow”!