L.A. Brazilian Film Festival Kicks Off in Hollywood

Friday night brought out the Brazilian glitterati as well as Hollywood movers and shakers to kick off LABRFF with the premiere of Director Alfonso Poyart’s entertaining biopic Stronger Than The World (Mais Forte Que O Mundo). 

Actress Fabiana Karla on the Red Carpet. Photo: Marcos Daniel Farreira

The festival is in its 9th year and runs through September 20th. Festival Director, Meire Fernandes expressed her heartfelt appreciation to the audience and partners who included The Los Angeles Film School, Brazil Production Services and AKA Beverly Hills. 

(L) Author & Director Ghalib Shiraz, Bollywood Actress Pooja Batra, Leticia Galvão and Director Marcelo Galvão. Photo: Marcos Daniel Farreira.

Films slated for screening include Alvarina Souza’s Love Letters Are Ridiculous, Guilherme Coelho’s Orphans of Eldorado, Marcantonio Del Carlo’s Made of Steel. 

Festival Director, Meire Fernandes. Photo: Marcos Daniel Ferreira.
Actor Romulo Neto. Photo: Marcos Daniel Ferreira