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Cinema Novo

Cinema Novo
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Cinema Novo is an annual film festival held in Brooklyn every November. It will welcome independent films, music and visual arts from up and coming Brazilian artists. Its goal is to stimulate the cultural exchange between Brazil and the US and to help internationalize the works of Brazilian artists. The event will also present learning opportunities through lectures with Brazilian and American film and arts professionals.



Coming soon

Location Brooklyn, New York


  • 12 to 15 Brazilian films, auteur driven and that present international potential
  • Q&A sessions with filmmakers after the screenings
  • Panel discussions with film professionals from Brazil and the US
  • Cocktails and receptions for film professionals and audience
  • Music events with indie Brazilian artists
  • Visual arts exhibits from urban Brazilian artists


Festival Founder/Director Lidia Damatto

Artistic Director Eduardo Valente

Festival Producer Helena Sardinha

Festival Producer Rafael Thomaseto

Sponsorships & Partnerships Coordinator Fernanda Paronetto

Sponsorships & Partnerships Coordinator Renata Meirelles

Sponsorships & Partnerships Coordinator Sheila Maki

Industry Outreach Jordan Mattos


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