Brazil | 2002| 130 minutes | R
On November 21st at 6:30 PM, The Black Nerds and Retro Heads co-present “City of God,” directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund.
It’s been over 20 years since this film first hit the screens, and its impact remains as potent as ever. Rooted in true events, this cinematic masterpiece weaves together the dreams and challenges of youth, delivering a gripping story of friendship and survival against the backdrop of a tumultuous city.
In “City of God,” you’ll be introduced to unforgettable characters like Rocket, who dreams of becoming a photographer amidst the chaos, Lil Ze, a ruthless gang leader, and Benny, a charismatic figure trying to find his path. Together, we will witness these characters’ lives intersect, taking us on an emotional rollercoaster through the streets of Rio in 1977.
Join us in supporting The Black Nerds Film Club and our mission to bring thought-provoking and diverse cinema to our community. Supporting The Revue and the amazing programming team ensures that events like these continue to enrich our cultural tapestry. Together, we can keep the spirit of cinema alive.
Don’t miss this incredible cinematic experience co-presented by The Black Nerds Film Club and Retro Heads. Tickets are limited, so secure your spot now at Revuecinema.ca.
Director: Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund
Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen
Doors Open 30 Minutes Before Showtime.
General Admission: $16
Loyalty Members, Students & Seniors: $13
Individual/Family Members: FREE
For INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS ($450) and FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS, please email us at email@example.com to get your ticket!