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African film festival begins in Rio de Janeiro

From June 30 until July 12, CAIXA Cultural in Rio de Janeiro’s Centro neighborhood will present the “África, Cinema – Um Olhar Contemporâneo” (Africa, Cinema – A Look at Contemporary) film festival.

Rio de Janeiro by night.
Rio de Janeiro by night. Image by Nicholas Bittencourt / CC BY-SA 2.0

In addition to 17 film screenings, there will be a debate and workshop on contemporary African cinema. Entrance is R$2-R$4. Read more: riotimesonline.com