Friday, December 6, 2019

Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical for Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers on December 6th to 11th
Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers will showcase work from a vast and influential generation that is indelibly leaving its mark on the local and international film circuit.


The series, which features 10 U.S. premieres, includes Karim Aïnouz’s haunting melodrama Invisible Lifewhich won the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard award; the urgent Seven Years in MayAffonso Uchôa’s highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed Araby (ND/NF 2017); and Júlio Bressanes surrealist delight Bedouin, which follows a couple’s role-playing game of erotic fantasy.
Other standouts include Gabriel Mascaro’s sensual sci-fi drama Divine Loveset in a future where Brazil is a fully Evangelical nation; Adirley Queirós’s debut feature Is the City Only One?, a fiction/documentary hybrid that delves into the lives of people in Ceilândia, the impoverished satellite city of the nation’s capital, Brasília; and a free talk on the implications of current political, social, and economic development for Brazilian film with Mascaro, Gabriel Martins and Maurillo Martins (In the Heart of the World), and more to be announced. Programmed by Mary Jane Marcasiano and Fabio Andrade
Tickets on sale HERE 
 Special Discount: Enjoy $3 off tickets to Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers — tickets just $12 (orig. $15). To redeem, select the desired showtime at and enter VEREDAS19 in the promo code field (on the upper right next to view cart).
Special Opening Night Cocktail Party with NOVO FOGO.
FREE Panel discussion Saturday 130pm: Join series co-programmers Fabio Andrade and Mary Jane Marcasiano foa free panel discussion with filmmakers Gabriel Mascaro (Divine Love), and Gabriel Martins and Maurillo Martins (In the Heart of the World). They will trace and examine how the work of the filmmakers spotlighted in this series has emerged from a constellation of industrial circumstances, economic forces, technological developments, and sociopolitical tensions in Brazil. 
Online RSVPs will open at noon on Thursday, December 5.
Friday DECEMBER 6th
December 6th 645pm
  • Adirley Queirós, 2011, Brazil, 79 min. Portuguese with English subtitles 
    • New York Premiere
The debut feature from Adirley Queirós is a fiction/documentary hybrid that examines the relationship between Brasilia, its surroundings, and the people who built the city from nothing.
Buy Tickets HERE
December 6th 830pm
The awaited follow up film to NEON BULL, Gabriel Mascaro’s futuristic DIVINE LOVE
  • Gabriel Mascaro, 2019,Brazil, 101 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • Q&A with Gabriel Mascaro · New York Premiere
The third feature from director and visual artist Gabriel Mascaro, Divine Love is a fluorescent work of sci-fi that meditates on jealousy, faith, and the fear of divine power. 
Buy Tickets HERE
Saturday DECEMBER 7th
Free Tickets HERE
  • Luiz Pretti, Ricardo Pretti, Pedro Diogenes, 2014, Brazil, 74 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 

  • In this singular take on counterculture in the northeast of Brazil, three outcasts use clandestine radio transmissions to communicate their hunger for freedom and revolution.
Buy Tickets HERE
  • Ary Rosa, Glenda Nicácio, 2018, Brazil, 94 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 

  • This enigmatic, multilayered feature about a kidnapped man forced to take part in a film evolves from a playful game of metacinema to an allegorical tale of Brazil’s untold stories. 
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  • Gustavo Vinagre, Rodrigo Carneiro,
  • 2019, Brazil 70 min. Portuguese with English subtitles.
    • U.S. Premiere 
  • A documentary-style portrait of middle-aged Marcelo, who, between coffee and hookups, monologues on a wide variety of topics. Screening with Noirblue:Displacements of a Dance, in which dancer and multimedia artist Ana Pi reconnects with her African ancestry through choreographic gestures.
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  • Gabriel Martins, Maurilio Martins, 2019, Brazil, 121 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • Q&A with Gabriel Martins & Maurilio Martins · U.S. Premiere
A sprawling feature by Gabriel and Maurílio Martins, In the Heart of the World offers a vivid depiction of a close-knit community in the city of Contagem, where the filmmakers are from.

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Sunday DECEMBER 8th
Juliana Rojas, 2014. Brazil, 85 min Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 
  • Necropolis Symphony, a sly and sinister comedy-horror-musical about an apprentice gravedigger, marked director Juliana Rojas as a filmmaker to watch. Screening with Swinguerra, which traces a cultural map of Brazil through dance rehearsal in a school gym.
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  • Tiago Mata Machado, 2018. Brazil,112 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 

  • Ruiz and L. are members of a suicidal, nihilistic group that operates underground in a city consumed by chaos and violence in filmmaker, critic, and visual artist Tiago Mata Machado’s fragmented post-apocalyptic portrait.
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  • Affonso Uchôa, 2019, Brazil, 42 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 

  • Reflecting the storytelling and style of his previous film Araby, Affonso Uchôa’s Seven Years in May is a poetic and political fable structured around the often unheard words of Brazil’s working class. Screening with Ava Yvy Vera: The Land of the Lightning People.
Buy Tickets HERE
  • Helvécio Marins 2019, Brazil90 minutesPortuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 

  • Helvecio Marins’s latest presents a melancholy hero whose life is in disarray, paying homage not only to cowboy culture but also to the solidarity of Brazil’s rural community.
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Tuesday DECEMBER 10th
  • Tavinho Teixeira, 2018, Brazil, 90 min. Portuguese with English subtitles

    A subversive, psychedelic road movie through a tropical dystopian dictatorship, Sol Alegria turns a queer gaze to the legacies of Brazilian counterculture as enduring testimonies of freedom and joy.

Buy Tickets HERE 
 Brazil’s OSCAR Submission by Karim Aïnouz, Cannes Award winning - INVISIBLE LIFE


  • Karim Aïnouz, 2019, Brazil/Greece,139 min. Portuguese and Greek with English subtitles.     
    • Q&A with Karim Aïnouz. 
The winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and Brazil’s submission for this year’s Oscars, Invisible Life is a tropical melodrama by Karim Aïnouz (Madame Satã) about inseparable sisters raised, like all women of their generation, to be essentially invisible in the eyes of Brazilian society. An Amazon Studios release.
Buy Tickets HERE
Wednesday DECEMBER 11th
  • Júlio Bressane
  • 2016, Brazil, 75 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • U.S. Premiere 
Life and art, light and dark, despair and desire, poetry and pathos, tenderness and conflict freely intermingle in cinema marginal master Julio Bressane’s elegant and surrealist mosaic about a man and a woman who surrender themselves to a strange role-playing game. Screening with Kbela, an audiovisual experience about a black woman’s being and becoming.
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  • Caetano Gotardo, 2019, Brazil, 118 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. 
    • Q&A with Caetano Gotardo · U.S. Premiere. 
In Caetano Gotardo's follow-up to The Moving Creatures, João, a middle-class filmmaker living and working in São Paulo, has extensive conversations with friends and strangers that change his life.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Metropolitan Club

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1 East 60th Street (Corner of Fifth Avenue)
New York, NY
2 hours of passed hors d'oeuvres I Open Bar until 10:00 p.m.
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