Aleijadinho: Passion, Glory and Torment – ADIFF Black History Month 2017
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th St
New York, NY 10027
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 @ 7 pm
Set in 19th century Brazil – at a time when slavery was still at the foundation of the Latin American economy – this fascinating historical drama is loosely based on the life of Black sculptor Antonio Francisco Lisboa “Aleijadinho,” one of the greatest sculptors of Latin America. Directed by Geraldo Santos Pereira, Brazil, 2001, Historical Drama, 100 min, in Portuguese with English subtitles.