The Brazilian Film Festival 2019 from the Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand

The Brazilian Film Festival 2019 from the Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand

Brazilian Film Festival 2019

  • Fri 27—Sun 29 Sep 2019
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Free entry
  • Tickets will be 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 Various

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

The Invisible Collection (A coleção invisível)
Fri 27 Sep | 7 pm | TBC
The young Beto ventures to the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. There he meets Samir, the collector, and his family ruined by the demise of the cocoa plantations.

Tito and the Birds (Tito e os Passáros) 
Sat 28 Sep | 4 pm | TBC
The film tells the story of a boy who is responsible, along with his father, for finding the cure for an illness that is contracted after the person takes a fright.

The World in Two Round Trips (O mundo em 2 voltas)
Sat 28 Sep | 7 pm | Exempt
This documentary tells the story of the Schürmann family who sail around the world retracing Ferdinand Magellan Voyage. A tale of two great adventures with images of over 19 countries.

Nise: The Heart of Madness (Nise - o coração da loucura)
Sun 29 Sep | 7 pm | TBC
Based on the true story of Dr. Nise da Silveira, a psychiatrist in Brazil who treated her patients with art instead of electroshock therapy.

All films are with English subtitles.

 

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

Film still from The Invisible Collection. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film poster from <em>Tito and the Birds</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film poster from Tito and the Birds. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film poster from <em>The World in Two Trips</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film poster from The World in Two Trips. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from <em>Nise: The Heart of Madness</em>. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

Film still from Nise: The Heart of Madness. Image courtesy of The Brazilian Embassy of New Zealand.

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