O Som ao Redor | Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012
Brazil | Portuguese with English subtitles | 124 minutes
A thrilling debut from a breakout talent, Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Neighboring Sounds delves into the lives of a group of prosperous middle-class families residing on a quiet street, close to a low-income neighborhood. A private security firm hired to police the street becomes the catalyst for an exploration of the neighbors’ discontents and anxieties, which are exacerbated by a palpable sense of unease over their society’s troubled past and present inequities. Official Selection: New Directors New Films 2012. A Cinema Guild release.