Co-presented by Cinema Tropical and the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), Visions of Resistance presents narratives of resilience and uprising.
Gomes, who lives in Rio de Janeiro, often works from home, where daily, mundane objects are not distinguished from sculptural pieces.
Adapted from Martha Batalha’s novel, Karim Aïnouz’s latest tells the twinned stories of sisters Eurídice and Guida by exploring the pocket of time in their lives before they stopped waiting on their dreams.
Kicking off today at Film at Lincoln Center, the series presents a body of work that’s particularly heartening when one considers the encroachments on freedom that Brazilian cinema must now confront.
The artist announced at Art Basel that he will be using footage of the fires for a documentary, as well as in an opera he’s directing next year.
“Rocywood” movies — inspired by Hollywood — portray local realities in the favelas, from the joys of growing up in a tight-knit neighborhood to the difficulties of living among violence.
Bacurau, a ferociously angry film, straddles the thriller and the social drama, invoking the history of resistance to state violence in the Brazilian sertão.
A number of viral photographs claiming to depict the fire devastating Brazil’s Amazon rainforest have been misattributed.
Published in Life Magazine, the images of the sick and impoverished twelve-year-old Flávio da Silva prompted an outpouring of letters and offers of financial assistance.
Jonathas de Andrade explores the inequities and societal pressures on marginalized Brazilian communities, but he also challenges his audience to consider solutions.
A series of maps elucidates both literal and metaphorical walls that limit equality and freedom in Brazilian society and Latin America at large.
Centered on Brazil’s northeastern region, Jonathas de Andrade’s One to One dramatizes exchanges between the colonizer and colonized, between the haves and have-nots.