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Where I Grow Old - A Cidade onde Envelheço
Francisca, a young Portuguese woman who's living in Brazil, welcomes Teresa, an old acquaintance she'd lost contact with, into her home. While Teresa is discovering the place where she means to settle, Francisca craves for her life back in Lisbon.…
Hopefuls - Aspirantes
This award-winning Brazilian drama tells the story of Junior, a young player for Bacaxa A.C., an amateur football team from the city of Saquarema, on the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. He has to deal with the unexpected pregnancy…
La Paz
Class, family, and mental illness are among the themes explored in "La Paz." The story opens with man named Liso leaving a psychiatric hospital to meet his indulgent parents at their comfortable home. After the confines of the institution, he…
We Are Mari Pepa - Somos Mari Pepa
Nominated for a Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, this "rough-and-tumble, enjoyable yarn about a group of 16-year-old punk-rock wannabes" (Variety) follows Alex, a 16-year-old teenager trying to write a new song, find a job, have his first…
Viaje
Nominated for "Best Narrative Feature" at the Tribeca Film Festival, VIAJE follows two strangers, Pedro and Luciana, on a spontaneous trip into the Costa Rican forest. Pedro and Luciana meet at a party and end up spending the night together.…
The Man of the Crowd - O Homem Das Multidões
An elegant, parsimonious, and formally impeccable story of Juvenal, a lonely train driver from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Margo, a train traffic controller. Both Juvenal and Margo live in a state of deep solitude, each in their unique ways. Loosely…
Diego Star
A serious accident occurs aboard the Diego Star, a dilapidated Russian cargo ship. Traore, a mechanic from the Ivory Coast, is unfairly blamed for it. The ship is towed to the nearest shipyard for repairs. In the interim, crew members…
Yo
Winner of Best Film at the Morelia International Film Festival, "Yo" is based on a short story by Nobel laureate J.M.G. Le Clezio. "My name is Yo, I'm 15 years old, or that's what they tell me," explains the protagonist…
Walt Disney Square - A Look at Contemporary Urban Life in Brazil
A "quasi-musical" approach on contemporary urban life that reflects Brazilian society and many others throughout the world. This documentary describes at the same time a place, a neighborhood, a city and a country. The real place, Boa Viagem - Recife,…