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.