Films by Country


Neighbouring Sounds

O som ao redor

Kleber Mendonça Filho

This drama of life on a sheltered prosperous street in Recife is the year’s most striking and compelling Brazilian movie. “Stunning… The kind of thrilling discovery that makes festival-going worthwhile.” — Film Comment

On the Road

Walter Salles

“Jack Kerouac’s peerless anthem to the romance of youthful freedom and experience has finally made it to the screen with its virtues and spirit intact.” — LA Times. Direct from Cannes.


As Canções

Eduardo Coutinho

In Eduardo Coutinho’s irresistible documentary a rich array of inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, men and women of all ages and ethnicities, tell us about their favourite song – then sing it themselves, a cappella.

Violeta Went to Heaven

Violeta se fue a los cielos

Andrés Wood

An intensely poetic biopic charting Chilean folksinger Violeta Parra’s epic journey from poverty to fame, underscored by Parra’s vulnerable, penetrating folk songs and a reverberating performance by Francisca Gavilán