About the Films .
MOSTRA screens films that develop a greater understanding of Brazilian Arts & Culture, Environment, Social Issues and History through themes with social conscience.
This year, we are entering in our 8th edition and preparing a very special event for you. For this reason we invite you to come on board and experience MOSTRA VIII with open mind and heart. I look forward to meeting with you and discussing this edition's films.
Film is culture, culture is understanding, and understanding opens minds. We hope you will join us in this wonderful journey.
Ariani A. G. Friedl, Founder and Director
Partners of the Americas .
MOSTRA is presented by the Illinois São Paulo chapter of Partners of the Americas, which has as its purpose to serve as a catalyst for partnerships between the US and Brazil.
Partners promotes cultural, socio-economic, and technological advancement. As well as it not only dream of a better world, the organization rolls up its sleeves to make a difference. Partners of the Americas does this through arts and culture, agro-environmental, architecture and urbanism projects, focusing on education that leads to sustainable, healthy, urban and rural environments.