The Brazilian Film Festival 2018 from the Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand

The Brazilian Film Festival 2018 from the Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand

Brazilian Film Festival 2018

  • Thu 20—Sun 23 Sep 2018. 7PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Free entry
  • Festival tickets will be available online or at the Gallery on the day of each screening on a first come, first served basis.
  • All welcome
  • Free entry tickets will be re-allocated to waiting customers five minutes after screening start time
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
  • Rated M

The best in new Brazilian cinema selected and presented by the Brazilian Embassy in New Zealand.

Little Secret (Pequeno Segredo)
Thu 20 Sep | 7 pm | M
Based on true events, Little Secret is a film with interlocked stories all connected by a single secret that converge to reveal the tragic yet beautiful lives of three families and how hope, dreams and destiny can unite people from very different parts of the world.

Rites of Passage (Ritos de Passagem) 
Fri 21 Sep | 7 pm | M
Rites of Passage is an animation movie that revolves around two typical charatcters from the Northeastern region of Brazil, the Saint and the Warrior. It protrays the liminal moment between one phase of life and another, when we confront our desires, fears and hidden truths in the quest of a new direction. The film offers a sensory exploration of the act of transformation and the search of one's true identity.

The Mystery of Samba (O Misterio do Samba)
Sat 22 Sep | 7 pm | M
The Mystery of Samba depicts the everyday life and the beauty of Portela’s Old Folk – a group of veteran samba musicians who belong to one of Rio’s most revered samba schools, the one with the most first places and accolades in Rio’s Carnival pageant.

Bach in Brazil (Filhos de Bach)
Sun 23 Sep | 7 pm | M
Marten Brueckling, a retired music teacher from Germany, has inherited an original sheet of music from Johann Sebastian Bach’s son. Marten must travel to the beautiful Baroque city of Ouro Preto, in the heart of Brazil, to receive his inheritance.

 

All films are with English subtitles.

Festival tickets will be available online or at the Gallery on the day of each screening on a first come, first served basis.

Book your seat here

Film still from <em>Little Secret</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from Little Secret. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from <em>Rites of Passage</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from Rites of Passage. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from <em>The Mystery of Samba</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from The Mystery of Samba. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from <em>Bach in Brazil</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from Bach in Brazil. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

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