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Mon, Mar 4 at 3:20pm, 8:00pm

BLACK ORPHEUS

  • Dir. Marcel Camus
  • Brazil
  • 1959
  • 107 min.
  • NR
  • New 4K Restoration

In Portuguese with English subtitles

  • Assistive Listening
  • Subtitled
  • Hearing Loop
BLACK ORPHEUS

Part of Swoon: A Love Series and Music City Mondays

Mon, Mar 4 at 8:00pm: Introduction from Benjamin Legg, principal senior lecturer of Portuguese at Vanderbilt University | BUY TICKETS

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ BLACK ORPHEUS (ORFEU NEGRO) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, BLACK ORPHEUS was an international cultural event, and it kicked off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.


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