This the first year that BRAFFTV – Brazilian Film and TV is co-presenting the film Laura, directed by Felipe Gamarano Barbosa at the Hot Docs.
The main character in Felipe Gamarano Barbosa’s newest film is somewhere Grey Garden’s Little Edie and Breakfast at Tiffany’s Holly Golightly. As Barbosa’s intrigue grows, Laura begins to exploit him and his crew, playing a cat and mouse gone between subject and filmaker as he follows her antics of mixing with New York’s elite by night while cheating poverty by day. Winner of the Brazilian DocTV Latin America Program. http://www.hotdocs.ca/film/title/laura#
Sun – Apr 29 – 7PM – The ROM Theater
Tue – May 1st – 4 PM – The ROM Theater
Sat – May 5th – 4 PM – Cumberland
Canadian International Festival in North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. It also provides a full range of professional development and networking opportunities for documentary professionals. www.hotdocs.ca
Brazilian Film and TV brings the best Brazilian recent cinematography to Toronto.
In the past five years, Brafftv presented over 200 filmakers to the city. www.brafftv.com