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 Brazilian Movies Series‌

Como é cruel vivir assim - Monday, September 17 at 3:45PM - Bill Cosford Cinema
Lonely, frustrated, and unable to do anything to make sense of their lives, Vladimir, Clivia, Regina, and Primo make an absurd plan: to kidnap a millionaire. But they don' t have experience with crime or notion of what it envolves. As they move forward, their fears and ambitions are revealed.

Directed by Julia Rezende; Screenplay: Fernando Ceylã

Capitães de Areia - Tuesday, October 23 at 6PM - Merrick 205
Based on the novel by Jorge Amado, Capitães da Areia follows a gang of abandoned street boys as they go looking for adventures in Salvador, Bahia during the 1950s.

Directed by Cecília Amado & Guy Gonçalves

 Central do Brasil - Tuesday, October 23 at 6PM - Merrick 205
Directed by Walter Salles, this 1998 award-winning film tells the story of a former schoolteacher who writes letters for the illiterate in Rio de Janeiro. She doesn’t overthink not mailing the letters until a young boy’s tragic story moves her and sets the two of them on a journey to Brazil’s northeast.

All movies will begin at 6:00PM in Merrick Building 205. Brazilian Refreshments will be served. All films will be shown with English subtitles.

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