Streaming Spotlight: The New Brazilian Cinema

January 21–March 7, 2021

In conjunction with Film Quarterly, we present recent films from the flourishing Brazilian cinema scene, highlighting works by Black, Indigenous, and queer filmmakers.

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  • Long Way Home

  • I Remember the Crows

  • She Comes Back on Thursday

  • Guardians of the Forest

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  • I Remember the Crows

    Gustavo Vinagre
    Brazil, 2018

    Available January 21–March 7

    Transgender actress and director Julia Katharine tangles fact in fiction as she reflects on her relationships and her passion for cinema in this prizewinning portrait. With Katharine’s short film Tea for Two.

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  • Indigenous Guardians: Two Documentary Films


    Available January 21–March 7

    Two documentaries by Indigenous filmmakers from Brazil: Bicycles of Nhanderu, depicting everyday life among the Mbyá-Guarani, and Guardians of the Forest, observing the challenges of defending the boundaries around Indigenous lands.

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  • Long Way Home

    André Novais Oliveira
    Brazil, 2018

    Available January 21–March 7

    An ode to camaraderie, Long Way Home focuses on the newest member of Contagem’s Dengue fever control crew (Grace Passô) as she adjusts to life in a new city while gradually shedding the sadness that followed her there.

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  • She Comes Back on Thursday

    André Novais Oliveira
    Brazil, 2014

    Available January 21–March 7

    Depicting the long-simmering dissatisfaction of a married couple and its effect on the lives of their two adult sons, this heartfelt film (performed by the director’s own family) is “a hymn to the enduring rhythms of working-class life” (Frieze).

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