Neighboring Sounds


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Neighboring Sounds
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.

Series: For Your Consideration: Foreign Oscar Hopefuls

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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