sat28sep5:30 pmsat7:30 pmARRAY 360°: Hour of the Star / A Hora da EstrelDirected by Suzana Amaral5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ARRAY Creative Campus, 180 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026 Event Organized By: ARRAY Country:USA
Macabéa is a young girl who leaves the Brazilian Northeast to pursue a better life in São Paulo following the passing of her beloved aunt. Interning as a typist next
Macabéa is a young girl who leaves the Brazilian Northeast to pursue a better life in São Paulo following the passing of her beloved aunt. Interning as a typist next to savvy city-girl Gloria, Macabéa naively fantasizes about marriage to fellow immigrant Olimpico while struggling to learn the social norms that could secure her dream life. She longs to find her happy ending but fate has other plans.
Language: Portuguese with English Subtitles
Run Time: 1hr 36min
About the Filmmaker:
Suzana Amaral is renowned for making films that contain narratives with female protagonists and give voice to the often-ignored perspectives and grievances of Brazilian women. Amaral’s career in cinema began non-traditionally in 1968 when she enrolled in a film course at University of São Paulo’s Film and TV program. At the time of her enrollment, Amaral was 36 years old and raising eight children. In 1976, she went on to study in the graduate program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her career spans more than 50 years and includes teaching as well as directing television series, promotional videos, shorts and both documentary and narrative feature films. Her most known work, literary adaption, A Hora de Estrela garnered more than 25 awards and was Brazil’s submission to the 59th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
(Saturday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm