Orfeo Negro (Black Orpheus) Screening
The Engage Media Lab is hosting a screening of Orfeo Negro this Friday for their Brazilian Film Screening Series.
Friday evening, 3/10 at 6:30pm in Room 050 underneath the Lang Café.
Black Orpheus, 1959, dir. by Marcel CamusA retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice set during carnival in Rio. Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes and the 1960 Academy Award, Black Orpheus is the film that put Brazil on the cinema map of the world by introducing samba, bossa nova, the favelas, Macumba, and the transgressive energy of carnival.