Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

CineBrasil 2015

Wednesday, September 23 –
Saturday, September 26, 2015

Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street.

Reception to follow the first night.

CineBrasil is an annual film festival showcasing the best in recent Brazilian cinema. CineBrasil this year will include documentaries, shorts and feature length films of great artistic quality that are virtually unknown outside of Brazil. Films will touch on mundane social reality, race relations, LGBT life, adolescent perspectives on the world and loneliness and anonymity. See full schedule below. Admittance for the festival is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please arrive on time, even a bit early to secure seating. Note that though many trailers do not have English subtitles, all of the films will be subtitled. 


Wednesday, September 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, Martinos Auditorium, Opening Night

6:00pm: Últimas Conversas (Last Conversations), dir. Eduardo Coutinho/Jordana Berg/João Moreira Salles (2015), 85 minutes. Trailer

8:00pm: Conversation with producer João Moreira Salles

9:00pm: Reception in Lower Atrium Lobby.

Thursday, September 24, 6:00-9:00 pm, Martinos Auditorium, Shorts

6:00pm: Screening of Five Shorts

“Casa Forte” (Casa Forte) - Rodrigo Almeida, PE, 2014, 15” Trailer

“O lugar mais frio do Rio” (The Coldest Place in Rio) - Madiano Marcheti, RJ, 2014, 6” 

“Nossos traços” (Our Heritage) Rafael Spínola, RJ, 2013, 4”

“Até o céu leva mais ou menos 15 minutos” (It Takes About 15 Minutes to Get to Heaven) - Camila Battistetti, CE, 2013, 15” Trailer

“Pouco mais de um mês” (About a Month) - André Novais de Oliveira, MG, 2013, 22” Trailer

7:30pm: Virtual conversation will follow with the directors of the shorts in Portuguese. 

Friday, September 25, 5:00-10:00 pm, Martinos Auditorium

5:00pm: Orestes (Orestes), dir. Rodrigo Siqueira, 2015, 93 minutes. Trailer 

7:30pm: Praia do Futuro (Futuro Beach), dir. Karim Aïnouz, 2013, 106 minutes. Trailer

Saturday, September 26, 12:00-5:00pm, Martinos Auditorium, Closing Night

12:00pm: Um homem comum (Everyman), dir. Carlos Nader, 2014, 103 minutes. Trailer 

2:30pm: O homem das multidões (The Man of the Crowd), dir. Cão Guimarães and Marcelo Gomes, 2013, 95 minutes. Trailer