MoMA Announces Lineup for Premiere Brazil! 2011

The Museum of Modern Art announced the lineup for its 2011 of their annual Premiere Brazil! series, presented in collaboration with the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, which in its ninth edition will run July 14-27 in New York City. This year's survey of Brazilian cinema features 14 films, including four international premieres.  Gustavo Pizzi's debut feature film Riscado / Craft  (pictured) a fictional portrait about the ups and downs of a talented, creative personality, will be the opening night film. Other films in the selection are Amor? by João Jardim; Chico Xavier by Daniel Filho; and VIPS by Toniko Melo's. Additionally, this year Premiere Brazil! will play tribute to the work of filmmaker/visual artist Cao Guimarães with a retrospective of his works which include O film do sem fim / The End of the Endless and Ex isto / Ex It.