How Alexandre Frota became a spokesman for cinema in Bolsonaro's government

Federal MP Alexandre Frota (PSL-SP) poses for photos at the House of Representatives. Federal Mp Alexandre Frota (PSL-SP) poses for photos at the House of Representatives

The PSL MP has been lobbying for the culture sector amid an unprecedented crisis

Amid the greatest crisis of the past few decades, Alexander Frota became an improbable advocate for the Brazilian film industry within the government. The federal MP, who during the election campaign cried out against the "influence peddling," "arrangements" and "loaded die" within the cultural scene, is now lobbying for the sector in the face of a possible shutdown of Ancine, the agency that sponsors and supervises the area.

"I have no interest in any director, producer, company, or in being an actor... I stopped being an artist a long time ago," the neophyte politician told Folha.

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