Between September 17 and 19, the parallel screenings will be hosted by the lovely Savor Cinema (former Cinema Paradiso) in Fort Lauderdale presenting among other films the highest Brazilian grossing comedy of all times My Mom Is A Character II (Minha mãe é uma peça II) (2016), by Cesar Rodrigues, Indigo Child (Menina Indigo) (2017), by Wagner Assis, Beatriz (2015) by Alberto Graça and Behind the Sky ( Por trás do céu) (2016), by Caio Sóh, and the charming Miami Beach Cinematheque hosting for the first time a series of screenings dedicated to Latin American films. The series will close with documentary Cinema Novo (2016), by Erik Rocha, winner of the L’Oeil d’Or at 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
INDIGO CHILD (MENINA INDIGO) / Sept 17, 6pm
Drama, 90´, 2017
Synopsis: Unlike the other children, Sophie discovers in the midst of her painting artistic abilities the gift of being able to cure illnesses. The news spreads and reaches the hands of a tabloid journalist. To protect the girl, her separated parents need to reunite..
MY MOM IS A CHARACTER 2 (MINHA MÃE É UMA PEÇA 2) /Sept 17,8pm
Comedy, 120´, 2016
Synopsis: The most entertaining mother in Brazil turned to a talk show host, became famous, changed address, economic status … changed almost everything, but didn’t change herself. Dona Hermínia remains hilarious, irreverent and very worried about her family problems: Marcelina decides to be an actress and Juliano came out as bisexual. Like wasn’t enough, her sister Lucia Helena who has lived in New York for years, decides to pay a long visit…
Alberto Graca, was born in 1948 in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais Brazil as Albert Augusto dos Reis Graca. He is a Producer & Director, known for O DIA DE CACA (2000), BEATRIZ: ENTRE a DOR e o NADA (2016) and MEMORIES OF FEAR (1981)
* Meet him Monday live in person for the 8pm movie Beatriz. Special Q & A following the movie as well!!!
BEATRIZ (BEATRIZ)/ Sept 18, 8pm
Drama, 113’, 2016
Synopsis: In Lisbon, Marcelo writes a novel, using the life of his own wife, Beatriz, as the main inspiration to the story. The creative process of the book takes a dangerous path, ultimately compromising the love they feel for each other.
Emílio Orciollo Netto was born on January 15, 1974 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for RISING SUN (2016), FORBIDDEN DESIRE (2007) and ELITE SQUAD: THE ENEMY WITHIN (2010). Meet him this Tuesday, Sept !9 and be part of the Live Q & A with Emilio!!!
BEHIND THE SKY (POR TRÁS DO CÉU) / Sept 19, 8pm
Drama, 104´, 2017
Synopsis: Aparecida and Edivaldo have only a humble house and a turtle and are marked by the violence of a Colonel and the miserable condition that prevents them from walk other paths than the ones that lead to the sugarcane field. They have no ambitions but to find out what is behind the sky.