Karim Aïnouz, 2013
Brazil/Germany | German and Portuguese with English Subtitles | Format: DCP | 106 minutes
New York Premiere; Q&A with Karim Aïnouz
When Brazilian lifeguard Donato fails to save a swimmer from drowning, he seeks out the victim’s friend Konrad, a handsome German biker. The two men begin a passionate affair, and Donato soon decides to follow Konrad to Berlin. Years later, their seemingly peaceful life is threatened by a visitor from Donato’s past. Director Karim Aïnouz (Madame Satã) delivers a visually stunning, emotionally resonant tale about three men struggling across oceans of love, loss, and heartache. A Strand Releasing release.
Opening Night Gala includes a pre-reception with an open bar in the Furman Gallery starting at 5:30pm and entrance into a private NewFest Opening Night after-party at Atlas Social Club, 753 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019. Ticket holders will receive a free drink ticket for Stella Artois or vodka cocktail.