Years running: 10 (since 2012)

Olhar de Cinema

International Film Festival.


During 9 festival days, the Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival offers a wide and a good quality selection of independent films from around the world which have an innovative and committed character. With sense of urgency, this event was created to fill a gap in the Paranaense and Brazilian landscape of cinema. Making no requirement of Premieres, the festival’s goal is to promote reflection about cinema and develop different point of views by highlighting short and feature films that are not common in Brazilian theaters. Screenings. Discussions. Workshops. Seminar. Reflections.Training. Exchange of ideas. All these things in a dynamic and friendly atmosphere. Partnerships and opportunities being created around cinema.


Feature Film:

  • Olhar Award — Best Film
  • Special Jury Prize
  • Artistic Contribution Award
  • Audience Award

Short Film:

  • Olhar Award — Best Film
  • Audience Award



  • Films that have been publicly shown after April 2019.
  • Brazilian Premiere is preferred for short films and feature films.
  • Film is to be submitted via festival website (it is required to sign up an account)
  • Subtitles language: Portuguese or English

Screening Media Type: DCP and ProRes 

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

Antônio Junior (Founder, Director, Programming
Director, Producer)




Official website



Rua Celestino Junior 163

Phone: +55 41 3095-0608

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    January 06, 2020
  • Deadline
    March 02, 2020
  • Notifications
    May 05, 2020
  • Event dates
    3 — 11 June 2020
Categories & Fees

Registrations are open to fiction, documentary, experimental, animated and hybrid films. Short Film (up to 49 minutes).

  • Deadline — free

Registrations are open to fiction, documentary, experimental, animated and hybrid films. Feature Film (over 50 minutes)

  • Deadline — free

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