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A Black family in Brazil tries to keep their dreams alive after the election of right-wing president Bolsonaro

Description

A working-class Black family tries to keep their spirits up after the election of a right-wing president in Brazil’s official selection for the Oscar’s International Feature Award. As they figure out ways to cope and continue dreaming in the months that follow, the shifting political tides threaten to engulf them.

Each member of the family, including aspiring soccer player Deivinho and lesbian student Eunice, seeks to assert their independence and identity, all the while relying on each other more than ever before. Winner of Outfest’s Jury Prize for Best International Feature, MARS ONE is a searing indictment of Jair Bolsonaro and his supporters, and is a powerful story as personal as it is political.

Presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical

Director

Gabriel Martins

Producer

Thiago Macêdo Correia, André Novais Oliveira, Gabriel Martins, and Maurilio Martins

Writer

Gabriel Martins

Cast

Rejane Faria, Carlos Francisco, Camilla Damião and Cícero Lucas

Showtimes

In-Person


3:30 PM - The LGBT Center

Virtual