Alê Abreu’s O Menino e o Mundo / The Boy and the World uniquely visual animated film is to open 17th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People and 14th Camera Zizanio.
The Boy and the World is an extraordinary animation with many artistic techniques, portraying the issues of the modern world through the eyes of a child. Suffering from the lack of the father, a boy leaves his village and discovers a fantastic world dominated by animal-machines and strange beings.
The premiere of Alê Abreu‘s film in Greece will take place on Sunday 30 November, 2014 in Pyrgos of Ilia and in 10 cities of the Perfecture of Ilia at the same time.
O Menino e o Mundo sweeps awards at Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2014, Cuiabá Film and Video Festival 2014, Mill Valley Film Festival 2014, Seattle International Film Festival 2014, Shanghai International Film Festival 2014, São Paulo International Film Festival 2013.
“Youth Plan” which organizes Olympia Film Festival, holds the distibution rights for Greece and soon the release of “O Menino e o Mundo” will take place in cinemas of Athens, Thessaloniki and the province.