Does fear and hatred really have the capacity to spread as fast as the internet? A precise portrait of an on-line public lynching, today so common, brings us into a dilemma where both guilt and innocence are improvable.
Aos teus olhos
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
In Salvador da Bahia, the hottest summer in the last fifty years has paralyzed the city as the relentless beams of sun begin to affect and destroy its population. Guima, a talented young poet, is trying to survive in that hot city but he has an inappropriate body for it.
In the 1980s, an era of unbound revelry in Brazil, the young, ambitious actor Augusto gets the role of Bingo, a TV host clown. Gradually, he becomes the most popular clown in the country, recognized in costume, but disguised under the wig and makeup as a regular common man only few people knew.
Bingo: O Rei Das Manhãs
Bingo: The King of the Mornings
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
A large and lively family live on the outskirts of Rio. During heated days full of pranks and mutual teasing, Irene prepares for her son’s sudden departure abroad. This heartfelt film, about growing up too fast, maternal love, and family solidarity, garnered buzz at Sundance and Rotterdam.
Assault! Armed raiders break into a luxury restaurant on the outskirts of the city. What awaits them is a much more bloodthirsty plot than they ever envisaged. Friendly Beast is a sophisticated thriller, which not only builds on the brilliant knowledge of the genre but also on human weaknesses and natural fears.
O Animal Cordial
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018
The uncontacted tribe from Amazônia ‘Paiter Surui’ has been encroached by modernity since its first contact with the white man in 1969. In the midst of this new world, an ex-shaman struggles to cure the suffering people of his village, and faces the wrath of spirits of the forest, who are upset he has abandoned them.