WHAT: Focus on the Brazilian film movement, Cinema Novo
WHEN: 10 – 21 May 2017
WHERE: Cinemateket, Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen
In the run up to the huge Latin American Film Festival in June, for the first time Cinemateket is celebrating the Brazilian Cinema Novo during the month of May with a series of films and lectures. ImmigrantART presents Brazilian filmmaker, Júlia Machado.
Júlia is currently working on her PhD on Cinema Novo at the University of Århus, and has been instrumental in the organization of this month’s focus on Cinema Novo and will be the main guide throughout the program, and will also present a series of her own short films.
On Wednesday 10 May @ 19.15, Júlia will give a 35 minute presentation of a part of her doctoral research. In the presentation she will compare and contrast Cinema Novo’s “The Aesthetics of Hunger” with the Danish Dogme 95 movement.
On Wednesday 10 May @ 20.30 Júlia will give a 20 minute introduction to the film, Terra em trance (Land i trance) with a focus on Brazil before and during Cinema Novo.
On Saturday 13 May @ 18.30, Júlia will introduce a new film called Cinema Novo, directed by Eryk Rocha, and there will be Q&A after the film as well.
On Saturday 13 May @ 21.00, Júlia will introduce, Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol (Gud og djævlen i solens land), directed by Glauber Rocher.
On Sunday 21 May @ 18.15, to round off the mini festival, Júlia will take us on a journey to Tropicália, and the art and culture of Brazil from the 1970s to the present day. The evening also includes a screening of Joaquim Pedro de Andrades’ Macunaíma, a Brazilian Buffet dinner at restaurant SULT, as well as a series of short films by Júlia Machado.