Leipzig Events and Movies: Tonight and this month – imaginative Brazilian animated film with no dialogue

“The Boy and The World Film Poster” by Source (WP:NFCC#4). Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia.

The great animated movie O MENINO E O MUNDO – Boy and the World – from Brazil starts today 8 p.m. at Cinémathèque Leipzig e.V./nato. No dialogue, but a touching story and wonderful scenes.

80 min, directed by Alê Abreu

The journey of a village boy into the modern world (São Paulo) as seen through his eyes and imagination, in the search for his father. Suffering from the absence of a father, a boy leaves his village and discovers a fantastic world dominated by animal-machines and strange beings. A portrait of the problems of the modern world seen through the eyes of a child.

Further screenings:
01/13, 10 p.m.
01/14, 8 p.m.
01/19, 10 p.m.
01/20, 10 p.m.

– Vera Ohlendorf

A Global Studies doctoral degree holder and former newspaper reporter, avid eater, pseudo-philosopher and poet, occasion-propelled singer, semi-professional socializer, movie addict, Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, with special attention to social issues.

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