Posts tagged ‘Esmir Filho’
Os famosos e os duendes da morte (The Famous and the Dead)
Directed by Esmir Filho. With Ismael Caneppele, Tuane Eggers, Henrique Larré.
In rural Brazil, a sixteen-year-old Bob Dylan fan reaches out to the world through the Internet while coping with traumatic memories of loss and death. Filho’s multiple-award-winning debut feature powerfully transmits the outsider feelings of a desperate teenager.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 90 min.
Friday, July 23, 2010, 4:30 p.m. , Theater 1, T1
A collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art and the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, the annual Premiere Brazil! festival introduces New York audiences to original and accomplished recent work by both new and established Brazilian filmmakers.
This year’s edition opens with the New York premiere of an acclaimed documentary about contemporary artist Vik Muniz’s collaboration on a recycling project with the inhabitants of the world’s largest garbage dump (more…)
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Salve geral (Time of Fear)
2009. Brazil. Directed by Sergio Rezende. With Andrea Beltrão, Denise Weinberg, Lee Thalor. A recently widowed piano teacher is shocked when her only son is imprisoned for killing a young woman. Her situation goes from bad to worse when, desperate to free him, she becomes involved with the criminal organization behind a series of actions that threaten to turn São Paulo into a living hell. (more…)
Nineteen features to unspool in festival sidebar
Coming-of-age dramas from Latin America and indigenous cinema from New Zealand and Australia are some of this year’s highlights at the Berlinale’s children-and-youth sidebar Generation.
Read the full article in www.variety.com