(Hugo Prata, Brazil, 2016, 113 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles)
The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told in this biopic film with energetic and pulsating rhythm. Winner of eight awards at the 2017 Brazilian Academy of Cinema Awards, including Best Actress for Andréia Horta as Elis Regina. The film tells the story of the singer from her arrival in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 19 , her rise to success and national and international recognition, until her tragic and early death..
Music + Film Brazil co-presented with Cinema Tropical, with the support of The Consulate General of Brazil in New York and sponsorship from Boteco Social.
Friday, December 15, 7pm