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This year's edition - now in its third year is subtitled Urban Tales due to the city-centric theme that permeates this award-winning selection of 10 contemporary features and four documentaries.
The festival opens on September 8, at London's Barbican, with a screening of If Nothing Else Works Out (Se Nada Mais Der Certo), followed by a Q&A with director José Eduardo Belmonte and Milhem Cortaz, and closes on October 8 with Only When I Dance.
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Documentary tracking São Paulo youngsters as they film a documentary about their community.
A week in the life of the residents of a Copacabana apartment block.
Story of a homeless man who hijacked a bus in Rio.
Fate leads to lives interlocking in São Paulo.
The lives of a group of friends living life on the edge in frenetic São Paulo.
Young Brazilians train hard in the hope of becoming ballet stars.
Two friends find their loyalties tested when they both fall in love with the same prostitute.