UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION
CINEMA NOVO & BEYOND:
A RETROSPECTIVE OF
FEBRUARY 11 – MARCH 21, 1999
IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE UCLA DEPARTMENT OF SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE,
UCLA INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND OVERSEAS PROGRAMS
AND THE UCLA LATIN AMERICAN CENTER
LOS ANGELES – The UCLA Film and
Television Archive presents CINEMA NOVO & BEYOND, February 11 – March 21, 1999.
This comprehensive Brazilian cinema retrospective is the first in Los Angeles in over
decade. The series will showcase important films from the 60s to the current
explosion of Brazilian moviemaking including director Walter Salles Jr.s FOREIGN
LAND (1995), his work prior to the award-winning CENTRAL STATION. All screenings take
place at UCLAs James Bridges Theater located on the northeast side of the UCLA
The series, CINEMA NOVO & BEYOND, provides an opportunity to see
pivotal films considered to be the beginning of Brazilian cinema and, in the process,
introduced to world audiences filmmakers such as Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Carlos Diegues,
Gláuber Rocha and Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Additionally, the series features new
productions from the next generation of Brazilian filmmakers who have demonstrated new
courses for Brazilian cinema and who are earning a new legion of fans with global
recognition much like their predecessors almost three decades before.
Tickets for the film series are available one hour before showtime
at the James Bridges Theater. Admission is $6 general and $4 for students and seniors.
The theater is located at the northeast corner of the UCLA campus, near the intersection
of Sunset Boulevard and Hilgard Avenue. Parking is available for $5 in Lot 3.
Please list this number for further public information, (310) 206 – FILM or
our Website at www.cinema.ucla.edu
Programming at the UCLA Film and
Television Archive is made possible by grants from the California Arts Council, the City
of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, the John D. Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation,
the National Endowment for the Arts and other sponsors.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999 – 7:30 PM
MACUNAÍMA (1969, 35mm, 108 min.) Directed by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade. With
Grande Otelo, Paulo José.
BARREN LIVES (1963, VIDAS SECAS, 35 mm, 135 min.) Directed by
Nelson Pereira dos Santos. With Átila Iório, Maria Ribeiro.
Preceded by MEOW (1981, 35 mm, 8 min.) Directed by Marcos
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1999 – 7:30 PM
ASSAULT ON THE PAY TRAIN (1962, ASSALTO AO TREM PAGADOR, 35mm, 90
min.) Directed by Robert Farias With Eliezer Gomes, Reginaldo Faria.
BAHIA OF ALL SAINTS (1960, BAHIA de TODOS OS SANTOS, 35mm, 100 min.)
Directed by Trigueirinho Neto Jurandir Pimentel, Arassary de Oliveira
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1999 – 7:00 PM A TOUCH OF LUST AND
ROMANCE FROM BRAZIL ON VALENTINES DAY
LITTLE BOOK OF LOVE (1996, PEQUENO DICIONÁRIO AMOROSO, 35 mm, 91 min.)
Directed by Sandra Werneck. With Andréa Beltrão, Daniel Dantas.
DONA FLOR AND HER TWO HUSBANDS (1976, DONA FLOR E DOIS MARIDOS,
35mm, 106 min.) Directed by Bruno Barreto. With Sônia Braga, José Wilker
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1999 – 7:30 PM
EVERYTHINGS FINE (1978, TUDO BEM, 35mm, 110 min.)
Directed by Arnaldo Jabor. With Paolo Gracindo, Fernanda Montenegro.
GAIJIN (1980, GAIJIN (Jap.), CAMINHOS DA LIBERDADE, 35mm, 112 min.)
Directed by Tizuka Yamasaki. Kioko Tsukamoto, Antônio Fagundes.
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1999 – 7:30 PM
TWENTY YEARS LATER (1984, UM CABRA MARCADO PARA MORRER, 35mm, 119
min.) Directed by Eduardo Coutinho. With Elizabeth Teixeira, João Virgínio Silva.
MEMORIES OF PRISON (1983, MEMÓRIAS DO CÁRCERE, 35mm, 178 min.) Directed by
Nélson Pereira dos Santos. With Carlos Veresa, Glória Pires.
SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1999 – 7:30 PM
PIXOTE (1981, 35mm, 127 min.) Directed by Hector Babenco. With Fernando Ramos
da Silva, Marília Pera.
THEY DONT WEAR BLACK TIE (1981, ELES NÀO USAM BLACK TIE, 35mm, 134 min.)
Directed by Leon Hirszman. With Fernanda Montenegro, G. Guarnieri.
SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 1999 – 7:00 PM
ALL NUDITY SHALL BE PUNISHED (1973, TODA NUDEZ SERÁ CASTIGADA, 35mm, 102 min.)
Directed by Arnaldo Jabor. With Paulo Porto, Darlene Glória.
CONJUGAL WARFARE (1974, GUERRA CONJUGAL, 35mm, 93 min.) Directed by Joaquim
Pedro de Andrade. With Lima Duarte, Carlos Gregório.
Preceded by MANS BEST FRIEND (1982, O MELHOR AMIGO DO HOMEM, 35mm, 10 min.)
Directed by Tânia Savietto.
TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 1999 – 7:30 PM
UIRÁ, AN INDIAN IN SEARCH OF GOD (1974, UIRÁ UM ÍNDIO EM BUSCA DE DEUS, 35mm, 90 min.) Directed by Gustavo Dahl.
With Érico Vidal, Ana Maria Magalhães.
IRACEMA (1975, IRACEMA, UMA TRANSA AMAZÔNICA, 35mm, 90 min.) Directed by Jorge
Preceded by SHOULD I KILL THEM? (1983, MATO ELES?, 35mm, 33 min.) Directed by
SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1999 – 7:30 PM
BLACK GOD, WHITE DEVIL (1964, DEUS E O DIABO NA TERRA DO SOL, 35mm, 120 min.)
Directed by Gláuber Rocha. With Geraldo del Ray, Yoná Magalháes.
LAND IN ANGUISH (1967, TERRA EM TRANSE, 35mm, 115 min.) Directed by Gláuber
Rocha. With Jardel Filho, Paulo Autran.
Preceded by AT MIDNIGHT WITH GLÁUBER (1997, À MEIA NOITE COM GLÁUBER, 35mm, 16
min.) Directed by Ivan Cardoso.
SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1999 – 7:00 PM
THE BIG CITY (1965, A GRANDE CIDADE, 35mm, 85 min.) Directed by Carlos Diegues.
With Anecy Rocha, Antônio Pitanga.
SÀO PAULO, S/A (1965, 35mm, 90 min.) Directed by Luiz Sérgio Person. With
Walmor Chagas, Eva Wilma.
Preceded by THE HATTERS (1984, OS CHAPELEIROS, 35mm, 24 min.) Directed by Adrian
SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1999 – 7:30 PM
THE GUNS (1963, OS FUZIS, 35mm, 110 min.) Directed by Ruy
Guerra. With Átila Iório, Nelson Xavier.
THE RED LIGHT BANDIT (1968, O BANDIDO DA LUZ VERMELHA, 35mm, 92
min.) Directed by Rogério Sganzerla. With Paulo Villica, Helena Ignez.
Preceded by ARUANDA (1960, 35mm, 20 min) Directed by Linduarte
SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 1999 – 7:00 PM
FOREIGN LAND (1995, TERRA ESTRANGEIRA , 35mm, 100 min.)
Directed by Walter Salles, Jr. and Daniela Thomas. With Fernanda Torres, Fernando Alves
HOW ANGELS ARE BORN (1996, COMO NASCEM OS ANJOS, 35mm, 96 min.)
Directed by Murillo Salles. With Larry Pine, Priscilla Assum.