Festival de Gramado

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Festival de Gramado
Festival gramado.jpg
Festival logo.
Location Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Founded 1973
http://www.festivaldegramado.net/

The Gramado Film Festival (Portuguese: Festival de Gramado) is an international film festival held annually in the Brazilian city of Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, since 1973. Since 1992 it also gives awards to Latin American films produced outside Brazil. It is the biggest film festival in the country.

History[edit]

Officialized by the National Cinema Institute (Instituto Nacional de Cinema - INC) on January 1973, the Gramado Film Festival was originally launched at the Hydrangeas Festivity (Festa das Hortênsias), where film exhibitions were promoted between 1969 and 1971. The efforts of the artistic community, the press, the tourists, and the locals made the initiative an official event. By the 1980s it was already the most important film festival of Brazil.

Awards[edit]

The festivals are held at the Festivals Palace (Palácio dos Festivais).

Currently the festival awards films in 24 categories (13 for Brazilian films, 8 for international films, and three special awards). Its awards are called "Kikitos". It is the name of the 13 inches statuette created by artisan Elisabeth Rosenfeld, which is given to the awards winners.

Brazilian Motion Pictures[edit]

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Photography
  • Best Original Music Score
  • Best Art Direction
  • Special Jury Award
  • Popular Jury Award

Latin Motion Pictures[edit]

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Screenplay
  • Special Jury Award
  • Critics Award
  • Popular Jury Award

Special Awards[edit]

  • Troféu Oscarito
  • Troféu Eduardo Abelin
  • Troféu Cidade de Gramado

See also[edit]

External links[edit]