Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fénix Awards -Ibero-American Critic's Award to Brazilian film critic José Carlos Avellar.

 In the first edition of the Fénix Awards the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI, has decided to bestow the Ibero-American Critic's Award to Brazilian film critic José Carlos Avellar. 
An admired and appreciated writer, critic, teacher and programmer, Avellar worked for over twenty year’s  for the newspaper Jornal do Brasil, and has published six books on Brazilian and Latin-American cinema. The former vice-president of FIPRESCI is also Berlinale's delegate in Brazil. 
FIPRESCI has teamed up with Cinema 23 in its effort to promote Ibero-American cinema, and will acknowledge the contribution to film criticism in the region through the Ibero-American Critic's Award every year within the Fénix Awards .The first edition will take place on Thursday, October the 30th, in Mexico City. The ceremony will be broadcasted live (at 8:30 PM local time) by E! Entertainment Television in Latin America, by Cinelatino in the United States, and by Canal 52 in Mexico.

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