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U.S. Theatrical and VOD Release of SÓCRATES


A film by Alexandre Moratto
(Brazil/USA, 71 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles)

survive on his own. As he faces isolation because of his sexuality, his search for a decent, worthy life reaches a breaking point. Produced by Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes), Executive Produced by Fernando Meirelles (City of God), and filmed with a micro budget of under US $20,000, Sócrates is the debut feature film from Brazilian-American director Alexandre Moratto. It is the first feature produced by the Querô Institute in Brazil where it was co-written, produced, and acted by at-risk teenagers from local low-income communities, with the support of Unicef.

Opens Friday, August 9 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles
Opens Friday, August 16 at Cinema Village in New York City