Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Spring Film Series 2018 - Waiting for B (Abigail Spindel e Paulo Cesar Toledo, 2017)

Thursday, March 8, 2018

7:30pm – 9:30pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.

“Millions of Beyoncé fans can't be wrong! Two months in concert queue outside a Brazilian stadium in a country where music is much more than just pop. (...) 'Waiting for B' is a compelling portrait of an entire (fan) culture, where pop is political and a twerk is a protesting stinky finger pointed at society's narrow standards. Queen B is absolutely 'irreplacable', but it is her dedicated fans who put the crown on her head.” (Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival)

Watch a trailer here.

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.