Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Today: Xica da Silva –
Xica da Silva
Directed by Carlos Diegues. With Zezé Motta, Walmor Chagas, Altair Lima.
A romanticized retelling of the true story of Xica da Silva, an eighteenth-century African slave in the state of Minas Gerais, who became the lover of the Portuguese royal agent in possession of the region’s exclusive diamond-mining contract. Restored print courtesy of Cinemateca Brasileira, São Paulo.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 107 min.
Friday, July 23, 2010, 8:00 p.m. , Theater 1, T1
Entry filed under: BRAZILIAN CINEMA, EXHIBITIONS, FILM FESTIVALS, LATIN AMERICAN FILM. Tags: Altair Lima, Carlos Diegues, latin america film, New York brazilian cinema, Premiere Brazil! 2010, Walmor Chagas, Xica da Silva, Zezé Motta.