Tag Archives: 2015

Critical Divide at the Panama Film Festival

19 Apr

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Critical Divide traveled to Panama to help Variety with its coverage of the Panama Film Festival, produce four eShow Dailies, and to observe the Summit of the Americas.

To follow is Christopher Pickard’s overview of the festival. You can also read full coverage in the Variety eShow Dailies.

Panama – Variety – eShow Daily 1

Panama – Variety – eShow Daily 2

Panama – Variety – eShow Daily 3

Panama – Variety – eShow Daily 4


IFF Panama: Opening the World’s Eyes to Central America

Festival consolidates its position as a regional leader

Rock in Rio 2015 takes shape

27 Feb

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The legendary Queen, stars of the first ever Rock in Rio in 1985 (photo), and Metallica are the latest acts to be added to the line-up for Rock in Rio 2015. Metallica last played Rock in Rio in 2013.

Queen and Metallica join other acts announced that include Katy Perry, who also performed in 2013, John Legend, A-Ha (that attracted a crowd of 198,000 in 1991, when the festival was staged at the Maracãna), System of a Down, Queens of the Stone Age (who played in 2001), Slipnot (who played in 2011), Faith No More (who played in 1991), and Hollywood Vampires, the new super group made up of Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry.

The festival takes place between 18 and 27 September 2015 close to where the Olympic Village is being built.


Rio Carnival Parade 2015

10 Jun


On the eve of the World Cup there was still time on Monday, 9 June 2014 for the League of Samba Schools (LIESA) to make the draw to decide the date and order that the top samba schools in Rio will parade in February 2015.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

  • Viradouro
  • Mangueira
  • Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel
  • Unidos de Vila Isabel
  • Salgueiro
  • Grande Rio

Monday, 16 February 2015

  • São Clemente
  • Portela
  • Beija-Flor
  • União da Ilha do Governador
  • Imperatriz Leopoldinense
  • Unidos da Tijuca