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African Odysseys presents: UK Premiere: Marighella

+ intro by writer and publisher, Victor Fraga

A portrait of African-Brazilian poet and politician Carlos Marighella, wonderfully played by Seu Jorge.

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Image from African Odysseys presents: UK Premiere: Marighella

Brazil 2019
Dir Wagner Moura
With Seu Jorge, Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri
155min
Digital
English subtitles
Certificate tbc
Courtesy of Elle Driver

Banned in its native Brazil, this drama is a portrait about the revolutionary African-Brazilian poet and politician Carlos Marighella (compellingly played by actor-singer Seu Jorge). In response to the erosion of human rights following a military coup in Brazil in 1964, Marighella takes up arms to ‘fight the power’. Co-produced by City of God director Fernando Meirelles, the film has yet to be seen in Brazil, where its premiere has been indefinitely postponed.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)


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