/ Festival HQ
FESTIVAL HEADQUARTERS | ARMAZÉM DA UTOPIA / WAREHOUSE OF UTOPIA
For the fourth year running the festival headquarters is based in the historic port area of downtown Rio, but for the first time the actual location is the Armazém da Utopia, an historic water front warehouse that overlooks the bay.
Armazém da Utopia | Armazém 6 | Av. Rodrigues Alves, s/n
Centro | Rio de Janeiro
The festival headquarters, which covers an area of 4,500 square metres, is very much open to the public. It houses a screening room for the public presentations of Premiére Brasil. The building also houses the Cine Encounter debates as well as RioMarket with its seminars, workshops and other activities.
There is an exhibition of costumes from famous TV Globo novellas, including Grande Família, Capitu, Caminho das Índias and Cordel Encantado.
The festival pavilion also offers a lounge, bars and restaurants overlooking the bay.