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Brazilian Filmmakers Buck Sex-and-Guns Image

By Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Recife documentary filmmaker Luci Alcântara is busy promoting her latest film, “Generation 65: All of that stuff”. The problem is that this film about a generation of writers that emerged in the 1960s and made their mark on Pernambuco’s cultural scene is not what the world expects of a Brazilian production.

“They’re not interested,” says Alcântara, “all they want is sex, violence or tragedy. I’ve received many responses from film festivals saying that my documentary is too intellectual.”

Frustrated, she proceeds to explain how she’s seen . . .

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