In the year of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, FICTS takes the field with CINEfoot – International Football Film Festival, the itinerant film Festival whose main theme is Football on screen. The Festival – directed by Antonio Leal Member of FICTS International Festival – is organized in the framework of the Championship of Cinema and Sport Television “World FICTS Challenge” by Ministry of Culture and Federal Justice Cultural Center in collaboration with RIOFILME-Distributor and Municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
CINEfoot’s 9th edition will take place from 20-25 September in Rio de Janeiro, from 29 September to 3 October in Sao Paulo and from 27-29 September in Belo Horizonte. CINEfoot – the first and only film festival in Brazil and Latin America to promote and screen football films – this year celebrates 60 years of the conquest of the first World Cup by Brazil in Sweden in 1958. Media partner of the event: Globe TV, Sport TV Channel, Channel Interactive Sport, Journal Lance and Channel Short. The Festival’s agenda includes international competitive screenings, special exhibitions, discussions, workshops, video contests, tributes etc. Deadline of registration is June 14: www.cinefoot.org/call-for-entries-cinefoots-9th-edition/.