Brazilian thriller shows a different side of country
10 April 2014 Last updated at 00:39 BST
With the World Cup and Olympic Games taking place in Brazil, filmmakers are hoping the increased media interest in the country will help shine a spotlight on their work.
One new film - A Wolf At The Door - is already getting international attention and winning prizes at festivals.
Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been to meet its director, Fernando Coimbra.