Beautifully Black: Black Orpheus

Slab Cinema Art House

February 6, 2022 8:00 pm - February 6, 2022 10:00 pm

(1959) 107 minutes, Portuguese
Directed by Marcel Camus
Starring: Breno Mello and Marpessa Dawn
Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus 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. Read more.
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