6 recent Brazilian movies will be shown during the first and second weeks of December.
Entrance is FREE. The films will be screened at the Institute of Mexico.
The Festival is presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Brazil.

Belmopan, 27 November 2009. – The Embassies of Mexico and Brazil, in collaboration with NICH launch the Brazilian Film Festival from 1 to 10 December 2009 at the Institute of Mexico. Six recent film productions from Brazil will be screened in order to promote art and the cultural exchange between Latin-American and Caribbean countries, as well as to offer an alternative cultural activity for Belizeans. The following films will be shown:

Tuesday, 1 December, “ My Name is Not Johnny” (Meu Nome Nao é Johnny)
Wednesday, 2 December, “War at Canudos” (Guerra de Canudos)
Thursday, 3 December, “Villa-Lobos A Life of Passion” (Villa-Lobos Uma Vida de Paixoa)
Tuesday, 8 December, “Mauá - The Emperor and the King” (Mauá, o Imperador e o Rei)
Wednesday, 9 December, “Passing By” (De Passagem)
Thursday, 10 December, “2 Sons of Francisco” (2 Filhos de Francisco)
The movies will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Gallery of the Institute of Mexico in Belize (IMB) and will be shown with English subtitles. The entrance is FREE. The IMB is located at the corner of Newtown Barracks and Wilson Street, Belize City. For more information on this event and any other, please write at or call 223-1408 or visit the webpage of the Embassy of Mexico at