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RIO FILM REVIEW: Theodore Thomas’s ‘Walt & El Grupo’

By Ray Bennett RIO DE JANEIRO — Theodore Thomas’s engaging documentary “Walt & El Grupo” tells of a 1941 goodwill tour of South America undertaken by Walt Disney and a group including some of his top animation filmmakers. It screened … Continue reading

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RIO FILM FESTIVAL: Bright spots in spite of the rain

By Ray Bennett RIO DE JANEIRO – They say that Rio de Janeiro sparkles in the sunshine but the sun has been in scarce supply this week with cloudy skies and often torrential rain and the city’s Rio’s Copacabana Beach remains impressive … Continue reading

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