Cinema According to Nelson Pereira dos Santos: Memórias do cárcere

Cinema According to Nelson Pereira dos Santos: Memórias do cárcere

1984 film by director Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Sunday, May 12, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Billy Wilder Theater (Hammer Museum)
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Memoirs of Prison (Memórias do cárcere)

Dos Santos planned to follow up Vidas Secas immediately with an adaptation of Graciliano Ramos' account of his time as a political prisoner in the 1930s but political realities after the coup of 1964 delayed the project two decades. Taking up Ramos' story just before the then government's anti-communist crackdown, dos Santos follows the author's ordeal as a prisoner, but also his journey as an intellectual encountering in his fellow prisoners the humanity he'd only theorized before as a political abstraction.

185 min | In Portuguese with English Subtitles 

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Cost: $10.00

Special Instructions

Parking is available in the lot under the Billy Wilder Theater. Enter from Westwood Blvd., just north of Wilshire. Parking for people with disabilities is provided on levels P1 and P3. Mon-Fri: After 6 p.m.: $3.00 flat rate. Mon-Fri: Before 6 p.m.: $3.00 for first 3 hours with Museum validation and $1.50 per 15 minutes thereafter. To obtain validation stamp show your ticket stub at the security desk in the Wilshire Lobby. Sat-Sun: $3.00 flat rate.

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Magaly Lopez Tel: 310-825-4571

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Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies, Film and Television Archive, Consulate General of Brazil- Los Angeles