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O Ano em que Meus Pais Sairam de Ferias

Screening of Brazilian film 'O Ano em que Meus Pais Sairam de Ferias'(2006), directed by Cao Hamburger.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
James Bridges Theatre
1409 Melnitz Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

In 1970, near the World Cup, Daniel Stern and his wife Miriam leave Belo Horizonte in a hurry with their ten year old son Mauro. While traveling to São Paulo, the couple explained to Mauro that they will take a vacation and will leave Mauro with his grandfather Mótel. Daniel promises to return before the first game of the Brazilian National Soccer Team in the Cup. The boy is left in Bom Retiro, a Jewish and Italian neighborhood, and waits for Mótel in front of his apartment. When the next door neighbor Shlomo arrives, he tells the boy that Mótel had a heart attack and died. Alone and without knowing where his parents are, the boy is lodged by Shlomo and the Jewish community.


In conjunction with the Consulate General of Brazil, the UCLA Latin American Institute will be sponsoring the 2007-2008 Brazilian Film Series. The screenings will take place the first Wednesday of every month, starting October 3, 2007 and ending July 2, 2008

Parking available in Structure 3 for $8.00

Cost : Free and Open to the Public


Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Consulate General of Brazil

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