Casa Grande

Showtimes

Film runs Fri, Jul 11 through Mon, Jul 14.

Fri, Jul 11

6:15pm

Mon, Jul 14

8:30pm

Casa Grande
Fellipe Barbosa, 2014
Brazil | Portuguese with English subtitles | Format: DCP | 114 minutes

Opening Night

Q&A with director Fellipe Barbosa and co-writer/editor Karen Sztajnberg. Directly following the Q&A, ticket holders are invited to join us for a reception in the Furman Gallery!

Set in Rio, Fellipe Barbosa’s long-awaited fiction debut is a clear-eyed, empathetic portrait of a teenager who strives to transcend the limitations of his upper-middle-class family life. Seventeen-year-old Jean (an outstanding Thales Cavalcanti) contends with pressure from parental expectations, university entrance exams, and the surprising discovery of a family financial crisis in this tender, beautifully written coming-of-age story that deftly explores class differences and racism in Brazil today.

Series: Latinbeat 2014

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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