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Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Today: Xica da Silva –


Xica da Silva
1976. Brazil.
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

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Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – The Famous and the Dead –


Os famosos e os duendes da morte (The Famous and the Dead)
2009. Brazil/France.
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

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Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Today: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes –


The Bizarre Friends of Ricardinho
2008. Brazil.
Directed by Augusto Canani.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 20 min.

É Proibido Fumar (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes)
2009. Brazil.
Directed by Anna Muylaert. With Glória Pires, Paulo Miklos, Marisa Orth.
When a bachelor moves into the empty apartment next to Baby, she seizes the chance to finally fill her life with something beyond the pleasures of chain-smoking—and she won’t let anything get in her way. Wacky and utterly charming, the film offers many surprises, expertly delivered by Pires and Miklos.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 86 min.

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 8:00 p.m. , Theater 1, T1

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Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Today: Prince Charming –


O príncipe encantado (Prince Charming)
2009. Brazil.
Directed by Sergio Machado, Fátima Toledo.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 16 min.
Viajo por que preciso, volto por que te amo (I Travel because I Have To, I Come Back because I Love You)
Directed by Marcelo Gomes, Karim Aïnouz. With Irandhir Santos. A geologist ventures into the scrublands of northeastern Brazil’s Sertão region to ascertain possible routes for a new canal. The triumph of this inventive hybrid film is the organic yet poetic manner in which story and landscape crystallize the traveler’s past and present. In Portuguese; English subtitles. 75 min.

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 4:30 p.m. , Theater 1, T1

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Premiere Brazil! 2010 – Brazil Film Festival – Moma NY – Dzi Croquettes –


Dzi Croquettes
2009. Brazil. Raphael Alvarez, Tatiana Issa. 110 min.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

Dzi Croquettes 
2009. Brazil. Directed by Raphael Alvarez, Tatiana Issa. With Norma Bengell, César Camargo Mariano, Pedro Cardoso, Liza Minnelli. Dzi Croquettes, an infamous Brazilian dance-theater group at the heart of the 1960s Tropicália cultural movement, used imagination, irony, and humor to confront Brazil’s violent dictatorship— (more…)

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