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  • Alex de Miranda 10:23 pm on October 25, 2015 Permalink
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    MOSTRA VI – Special Guests in Attendance 

    João Jardim – From Nov. 1 – 3

    Film director João Jardim will be in attendance during the presentation of the US Premiere  of GETÚLIO at the Opening Night Gala of MOSTRA VI at Roosevelt University on Nov. 1.  On Nov. 2 he travels to Purdue University in Indiana to comment on Getúlio and the documentary Window of the SoulOn Tuesday Nov. 3, he comes back to Chicago for a Q&A after the screening of Window of the Soul at Loyola University Chicago

    About João: Filmmaker and documentarian, João Jardim has a creative and multidisciplinary history that allows transit through various areas of audiovisual production. His works have traveled the main festivals in the world. He began his career of director co-directing the miniseries Engraçadinha, on TV Globo in 1996. In the film his first achievement was the full-length documentary WINDOW OF THE SOUL, which through precious testimony as the writer José Saramago, the filmmaker Wim Wenders and neurologist Oliver Sacks, touched people and became the eighth grossing 2002 among domestic films. His first fiction film, GETÚLIO about the last 19 days of the life of President Getulio Vargas, with Tony Ramos in the lead role, received the award for Best Actor from the Brazilian Academy of Cinema and reached over 500,000 viewers in cinemas.


    Adhemar Oliveira – From Nov. 5 – 7

    b19yoit9fbin7x0tdp4rlkul1 (1)Brazilian film distributor and director of the Espaço Itaú de Cinema, Adhemar Oliveira will speak about film negotiation, venues, demography, publicity, audience and more at Columbia College Chicago on Nov. 6. On the same day, he will give a short speak about film distribution in Brazil before the Panel on Aging after the screening of Aging at DePaul University Chicago.

    About Adhemar: After creating the Espaço Unibanco de Cinema on Augusta Street, in Sao Paulo in 1993, Adhemar began opening his own chain of movie theaters. With an Innovative spirit, he created the Arteplex concept, which combines the multiplex model with views of the alternative cinema movies and “art cinema”.


    Zezita Matos – From Nov. 4 – 7

    acc7ec6f1f7defeca15b5aedf7c617e3_XLActress Zezita Matos will be in attendance at Columbia College Chicago and The University of Chicago for a Q&A session after the screening of The History of Eternity on Nov. 4  She will  also be present at the Panel on Aging after the screening of the documentary Aging at DePaul University Chicago.

    About Zezita: An experienced actress of stage and screen, Zezita began her film career in 1965 in o Menino do Engenho. She has worked  in many critically-acclaimed films, including Cinema, Aspirinas and Urubus (2005), Baixio das Bestas (2005), and O Céu de Suely (2006) . In 2014 she starred in The History of Eternity, directed by Camilo Cavalcanti, and she shares: “For me the film was an incredible emotion, as an actress and as a human being, I feel as a worker of cinema and theater.”


    Maria Flor – From Nov. 5 – 7

    a-atriz-maria-flor-1822011-1298055123252_615x300Actress Maria Flor will be in attendance in both presentations of Ballroom at Loyola University Chicago on Nov. 5 and the Old Town School of Folk Music on Nov. 7.

    About Maria Flor: Maria Flor is a film and TV actress. Her filmography includes the features Cazuza (2004), Quase irmãos (204), and Xingu (2012). She also loaned her voice to the short A Galinha Que Burlou o Sistema, also part of MOSTRA VI’s line-up. Her international career started in the Fernando Meirelles’s film 360, starring Anthony Hopkins, Rachel Weisz and Jude Law.


    Gabriel Martinez – From Nov. 6 – 8

    gabriel-martinezFilmmaker Gabriel Martinez will be in attendance for the Q&A after the screening of Aging at DePaul University Chicago. on Nov 5 when he will participate as a guest speaker on the Panel on Aging.

    About Gabriel: After graduating from the London Film Academy in 2002, Gabriel returned to Brazil and worked as an assistant director for Carlos Manga Jr. at the Republika films until 2006, when he founded the production company Lado B Filmes. Gabriel had his directorial debut in 2014, with the documentary Envelhescência (Aging).





    Flávio Tambellini – From Nov. 15 – 17

    flavio-tambelliniFilm producer Flávio Tambellini will be in attendance during the Closing Night Gala at Columbia College Chicago for a Q&A after the screening of Portrait of a Thief on Nov. 15. The Following day he travels to Carbondale for a Q&A  at Southern Illinois University.

    About Flávio: Founding partner of Tambellini Movies (formerly Ravine Movies), Flávio Tambellini Ramos is one of the most important producers in Brazil today. He has successfully produced national films of significant size such as the documentary A Casa de Banho de D. João, the fictions O PassageiroSegredo de Adulto and as producer: Campo Grande directed by Sandra Kogut, Portrait of a Man Mini Kerti, As Aventuras de Agamemnon of the reporter Victor Lopes, A Falta Que Nos Move by Christiane Jatahy, Slightly Out of Tune (also presented in MOSTRA VI), by Walter Lima Jr. and Mutum by Sandra Kogut (exhibited at the Festival Directors’ Fortnight Cannes), and the documentaries: Diário de Uma Busca and Pro Dia Nascer Feliz by João Jardim.


    Edu Fernandes – From Nov. 9 – 17


    ​Edu Fernandes ​will be​ commenting on MOSTRA VI’s films from Nov. 9 -17.
    Check the complete program at: http://www.mostrafilmseries.org

    About Edu:

    ​A film critic, curator and teacher of film criticism and history, Edu g​raduated in Audiovisual ​from​ the University of São Paulo. ​As a film critic, he has written for​ ​the websites Cineclick​, Preview magazine, UOL Cinema and GQ, the magazines, ​SET, Movie​,​ Rolling Stone​,​ Revista da Cidade​, and the television program on​Gazeta da Manhã.
  • Alex de Miranda 4:37 pm on October 19, 2015 Permalink
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    MOSTRA VI – Opening Gala 


    Buy early bird tickets with discount.

    MOSTRA VI - Opening Gala

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