Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Spring 2018 Film Series - Elvis e Madona (Elvis and Madona, Marcelo Laffitte, 2010)

Thursday, February 8, 2018

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.

Reception to follow.

"Set in the vibrant Copacabana district of Rio de Janeiro, Elvis and Madona’s unlikely love help them chase dreams, deal with the obstacles that arise along the way and fulfill Madona’s plans for a spectacular drag show that redeems everyone.” (Huffington Post)

Running from February through May 2018,  the Brazil Initiative's Spring Film Series presents a selection of seven films, both feature films and documentaries, on LGBT experiences within Brazilian society. The series serves as a reminder as to the rich catalogue of LGBT-themed films in Brazil.