Brazil and Chile Competing for Rotterdam's Tiger Award


The Rotterdam Film Festival announced today the 15 films competing for its 2012 Tiger Awards Competition (for first and second featured films) in its 41st edition, which include two productions from Brazil and one from Chile: Kleber Mendoça Filho's O som ao redor / Neighbouring Sounds and Eduardo Nunes' Southwest / Sudoeste (Brazil); and the Chilean road movie De jueves a domingo / Thursday Till Sunday by Dominga Sotomayor. It was also announced that Brazilian actress and filmmaker Helena Ignez (The Red Light Bandit) will be part of the this year's official jury.