Latin American Institute Film Screenings

Mutum (Mute) Film Screening

Mutum (Mute) Film Screening

By Brazilian director Sandra Kogut

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409
UCLA James Bridges Theater

Mutum means mute and a black bird that sings at night. It's also the name of a remote place in the Brazilian hinterland, where our protagonist Thiago lives with his family. Ten year-old Thiago is different from the other kids. Through his eyes we see the hazy world of adulthood – a world of betrayal, violence and silence. Along with Felipe, his brother and only friend, Thiago will face this world, discovering that one must learn to live in it in order to survive.

95 minutes | In Portuguese with English subtitles

Cost: Free and open to the public

Special Instructions

Parking Information: The closest parking lot is Structure #3. Visitors may purchase daily parking permits (Currently $12) by stopping at the Information & Parking kiosks (cash only) or by using a "Pay by Space" pay station. The closest information booth to Structure #3 is located on Hilgard and Charles E Young Drive N. To use a Parking Pay Station: Simply drive to a self-service Pay Station location (there is one located in Structure #3). Please read the posted signs and screen prompts for Pay by Space. Pay Stations allow you to select the time you need to spend on campus and pay accordingly (all-day passes can also be purchased). UCLA maps and driving directions

For more information please contact

Nancy Gomez Tel: 310-825-4571
ngomez@international.ucla.edu

Download File: 02-05-14-Mutum-am-cio.pdf

Sponsor(s): Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Consulate General of Brazil- Los Angeles and Department of Spanish and Portuguese