The Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival has announced the ten fiction films competing in the Première Brasil which include seven world premieres: Ausência by Chico Teixeira, Love Film Festival by Manuela Dias, O Fim De Uma Era by Bruno Safadi and Ricardo Pretti, O Fim e os Meios by Murilo Salles, O Outro Lado do Paraíso by André Ristum, Último Cine Drive-in by Iberê Carvalho, Prometo um dia deixar essa cidade by Daniel Aragão Brasil, plus Casa Grande by Fellipe Barbosa, Obra (pictured below right) by Gregorio Graziosi, and Sangue Azul (pictured left) by Lírio Ferreira, which had premiered at other festivals.
In the documentary competition, seven Brazilian films will have their world premiere: À Queima Roupa by Theresa Jessouroun, Campo de Jogo by Eryk Rocha, Favela Gay by Rodrigo Felha, Meia Hora E As Manchetes Que Viram Manchete by Angelo Defanti, My Name is Now, Elza Soares by Elizabete Martins Campos, O Estopim by de Rodrigo Mac Niven, Porque Temos Esperança by Susanna Lira, plus A Vida Privada dos Hipopótamos by Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani, Esse Viver Ninguém me Tira by Caco Ciocler, and Samba & Jazz by Jefferson Mello.
In the Novos Rumos showcase seven Brazilian films will participate: A Revolução do Ano by Diogo Faggiano, Castanha by Davi Pretto, Deserto Azul by Eder Santos, Hamlet by Cristiano Burlan, Permanência by Leonardo Lacca, Seewatchlook o que você vê quando olha o que enxerga? by Michel Melamed, and Tudo vai ficar da cor que você quiser by Letícia Simões.
The 2014 edition of the Rio Film Festival will take place September 24 - October 4 in Brazil.