Tuesday, October 30, 2012, the Film Workshop will be screening the second movie in its “Infancy and Cinema” series: Central do Brasil (1998) by Walter Salles. The screening will start at 6:15pm in BuTo 799.
The film tells the story of a young boy’s friendship with a jaded middle-aged woman, Dora, who works at Río de Janeiro’s Central Station writing letters for illiterate customers in order to make ends meet. The film was awarded Best Foreign Film in the 71st Academy Awards, and the 52nd British Academy Film Awards. The director and main actress (Fernanda Montenegro) were also awarded for their work.
Hope to see you all there!