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Lusophone Film Festival

Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:00 AM
State Theater, Michigan Theater, UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium

Screening time and location varies. <br>FREE ADMISSIONS <br>Sponsored by: Center for Latin American &amp; Caribbean Studies/Brazil Initiative; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; International Institute; African Studies Center; Department of Afro-American and African Studies; Institute for the Humanities; Department of Romance Languages and Literatures; Sheldon Cohn Fund/ Department of Screen Arts and Cultures; Center for European Studies

The Lusophone Film Fest showcases the contemporary cinema of the Portuguese-speaking world. It is the second event of its kind in Ann Arbor and at the University of Michigan. The primary objectives of this event are to provide high visibility to the Portuguese language and its cultures at the University of Michigan and throughout the region, while contributing to program-building efforts currently underway in Portuguese. To know more, visit: lsa.umich.edu/rll/events/lusophonefilmfest

Schedule

September 24 • 7:00PM • State Theater
The Second Mother (Que Horas Ela Volta?) 
Directed by Anna Muylaert (Brazil, 2015) 111min
Introduction by Professor Sueann Caufield (University of Michigan)
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September 26 • 2:00PM • State Theater
Casa Grande or the Ballad of Poor Jean
Directed by Fellipe Barbosa (Brazil, 2014) 112min
Introduction by Professor Reighan Gillam (University of Michigan)
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October 8 • 7:00PM • State Theater
Njinga: Queen of Angola (Njinga: Rainha de Angola)
Directed by Sérgio Graciano (Angola/Portugal, 2013) 109min
Introduction by Professor Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan)
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October 15 • 7:00PM • UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium
What Now? Remind Me (E agora, lembra-me)
Directed by Joaquim Pinto & Nuno Leonel (Portugal, 2013) 164min
Introduction by Professor David Caron (University of Michigan)
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October 24 • 12:00PM • Michigan Theater
Elena
Directed by Petra Costa, (Brazil, 2012) 80min
Introduction by Professor Tori Langland (University of Michigan)
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October 24 • 2:00PM • Michigan Theater
Obra
Directed by Gregório Graziosi (Brazil, 2014) 80min
Introduction by Silvina Yi (University of Michigan)
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November 5 • 7:00PM • State Theater
Sacred Bush (Kadjike)
Directed by Sana Na N’Hada (Guinea-Bissau, 2013) 115min
Introduction by Professor Fernando Arenas (University of Michigan)
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November 12 • 7:30PM • Michigan Theater
White Out, Black In (Branco Sai, Preto Fica)
Directed by Adirley Queirós (Brazil, 2014) 93min
Introduction by Professor Paulina Alberto (University of Michigan)/Featuring Director Adirley Queirós
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November 14 • 12:00PM • State Theater
Horse Money (Cavalo Dinheiro)
Directed by Pedro Costa (Portugal/Cape Verde, 2014) 104min
Introduction by Professor Fernando Arenas and Anna Mester (University of Michigan)
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November 14 • 2:15PM • State Theater
Bobô
Directed by Inês Oliveira (Portugal/Guinea-Bissau, 2013) 80min
Introduction by Professor Frieda Ekotto (University of Michigan)
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December 3 • 7:00PM • State Theater
Tattoo (Tatuagem)
Directed by Hilton Lacerda (Brazil, 2013) 110min
Introduction by Professor Larry LaFountain (University of Michigan)
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