It wasn't easy for the filmmaker to strike the right chord in recording the narration for this riveting and urgent chronicle of the dismantling of democracy in Brazil, but making it personal cuts through the noise.
The filmmakers behind this Brazilian animated adventure talk about passing on compassion to a new generation with this timely tale about how fear can be contagious.
An extraordinary photographer gets a breathtaking documentary to bring his pictures to life.
Before a weeklong engagement at the Cinefamily in Los Angeles, the first-time director from Brazil talks about his debut set in his hometown where tensions rise as a former sugar baron extends his dynasty with redeveloping his land into high-class housing projects.
If you couldn't make it into their first plays at Fantastic Fest, these two culturally rich action films are both worth catching during their second time around.
Director Petra Costa creates an urgent and captivating look at how her fellow citizens lost their voice in government.
The Brazilian writer/director talks about casting the nation's Oprah as a housekeeper, how she draws out such realistic performances, and taking a different angle quite literally to a story about motherhood.
On the soft touch required for Brazil's official Oscar entry, a wistful coming-of-age story about a blind teenager seeking his first kiss.
The director talks about making a documentary as strong as the resolve of three Brazilian women providing for their families in the country's water slums in uncertain times.