Jangada is a name connected to the Brazilian cultural roots, it is a fisherman's boat in the Northeast region of Brazil.
A nonprofit organization under the 1091 law, Jangada was created by French and Brazilian folks wanting to preserve the Brazilian cultural identity in a globalist context.
Its objective is to promote Brazilian culture in France and the world, organizing artistic and cultural events: movie festivals, concerts, photography and art exhibitions, video art installations, conferences, literary debates, professional meetings...
Jangada is completely involved in the events it organizes, and also offers its collaboration to other associations or events.
As a mediator of the audio-visual cooperation between the film industry professionals in Brazil and other parts of the world, the Brazilian Film Festival in Paris is the biggest event celebrating the creative Brazilian cinema outside of Brazil. It's also the most important marketplace for Brazilian films in PAris. The festival has showcased more than 300 films, most in worldwide premieres, with an audience of over 46 thousand people. More than 20 features have been sold to European distributers and TV channels.
Jangada is a big player in the international distribution of Brazilian films:
– 21 Brazilian Film Festivals in Paris
– 13 Brazil Film Festivals in Toronto
– 13 Brazil Film Festivals in Montreal
– 1 Latin-Amnerican Cultural Festival in Doha, Qatar
– Several Brazilian film releases in France