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Back by Popular Demand! Elis Regina Biopic ELIS

  • Symphony Space 2537 Broadway New York, NY, 10025 United States (map)

(Hugo Prata, Brazil, 2016, 115 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles)

Back by popular demand!
January 14, 21 & 28 at 7:30pm

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.



Co-presented with Symphony Space, sponsored by the Consulate General of Brazil in New York, with additional support from Boteco Social. Presented as part of Cinema Tropical's Music+Film: Brazil series.