In 1945 the war was not over in Brazil: A death squad assassinated all the Japanese immigrants who accepted defeat.
Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics The adaptation precipitated a both social and romantic drama with a tragic ending. Focusing on the love story of outlaw Joao do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lucia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s.
She is young, lives in the slum and would like to become a professional dancer - Rani. Director Roberta Marques takes us through the realities of the Brazilian northeast, and her starting point is magical realism rather than a subversive social drama. The best of Brazilian art.
SATURDAY, November 8, 2014
Juro que vi
Screenings of animated Brazilian legend within the cycle Saturdays for parents with children.
Crazy Associates road movie tells the story of three friends who are affected not only Down syndrome, but also a love of film, and their quest for their unfulfilled dreams. An original beat full of life truths, soothing understanding and tons of movie references.
O som ao redor
Surgically precise insight into the life of the Brazilian middle class neighborhood that hires a new security agency. But who guards the guards? And in front of whom? The strangest film of the festival.
Batalha do passinho
Dance style "passinho" which comes from riodejaneirských favelas and which gradually dominated the whole Brazil, the central theme of the document Emilia Domingo. Can one dance change lives? Favelu? City? Earth?