Art On Film: "Brazil"

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Art On Film: "Brazil"
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In a dystopian and darkly comic future, a simple clerical error in a massive government bureaucracy leads to the wrong man being killed and sends a low-level bureaucrat on a Kafka-esque adventure.

Starring Jonathan Pryce ("Game of Thrones", "Ronin") and Robert De Niro, Brazil has earned cult status for its innovative art design and sharp wit. Called "the most potent piece of satiric political cinema since Dr. Strangelove" by critic Kenneth Turan, "Brazil" was written and directed by Terry Gilliam (Monty Python, "12 Monkeys") and is now included in many 100-best films lists, remaining a pointedly prescient work of art.
(1985, 142 Minutes, R)

This film is part of #ArtOnFilm, a periodic and unpredictable film series that features local film lovers presenting the films they admire, followed by audience questions and conversation. Look for Art on Film screenings on select Thursdays throughout the year. "Brazil" will be presented by local film expert and historian Jacob Greenberg.

Space is limited, and advance registration is recommended.
$10 Members
$13 Students/youth
$15 Nonmembers
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