Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Documentary
January-April 2014
Wexner Center for the Arts

Presented at the Wexner Center in conjunction with the Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil exhibition, curated by Jennifer Lange, Bill Horrigan, and Paulo Venancio Filho. The series traveled to UCLA Film & Television Archive (July/August 2014), with upcoming stops at the Film Society of Lincoln Center (September/October 2014) and the National Gallery of Art (December 2014). A small publication accompanied with series and tour with new essays by Fernao Pessoa Ramos and Chris Stults.

Focusing on documentaries produced since the end of Brazil's military dictatorship (with a few notable exception), the series included the following films (listed in chronological order):

Feature Films
Iracema (Iracema, uma transa Amazônica, Jorge Bodanzky and Orlando Senna, 1974)
Twenty Years Later (Cabra marcado para morrer, Eduardo Coutinho, 1985)
ABC of a Strike (ABC da greve, Leon Hirszman, 1979-90)
All Is Brazil (Tudo é Brasil, Rogério Sganzerla, 1997)
Faith (, Ricardo Dias, 1999)
News From a Personal War (Notícias de uma guerra particular, João Moreira Salles, Katia Lund, 1999)
Bus 174 (Ônibus 174, José Padilha, 2002)
Two-Way Street (Rua de mão duple, Cao Guimarães, 2002)
Introduced by Cao Guimarães
Prisoner of the Iron Bars (O prisioneiro da grade de ferro—Retratos, Paulo Sacramento, 2003)
Intermissions (Entreatos, João Moreira Salles, 2004)
Justice (Justiça, Maria Augusta Ramos, 2004)
The End and the Beginning (O fim e o princípio, Eduardo Coutinho, 2006)
The Hills of Disorder (Serras da desordem, Andrea Tonacci, 2006)
Playing (Jogo de cena, Eduardo Coutinho, 2007)
Santiago (João Moreira Salles, 2007)
The Earth Giveth, the Earth Taketh Away (Terra deu, terra come, Rodrigo Siqueira, 2009)
Like Water through Stone (A falta que me faz, Marília Rocha, 2009)
Diary, Letters, Revolution (Diário de uma busca, Flávia Castro, 2010)
A Night in 67 (Uma noite em 67, Ricardo Calil, Renato Terra, 2010)
Look at Me Again (Olhe pra mim de novo, Claudia Priscilla, Kiko Goifman, 2011)
Hélio Oiticica (Cesar Oiticica Filho, 2012)
Housemaids (Doméstica, Gabriel Mascaro, 2012)
Tropicália (Marcelo Machado, 2012)

Short Films
Should I Kill Them? (Mato eles?, Sérgio Bianchi, 1982)
Isle of Flowers (Ilha das flores, Jorge Furtado, 1989)
Seams (Karim Aïnouz, 1993)
Socorro Nobre (Walter Salles, 1996)
The Century (O século, Cinthia Marcelle and Tiago Mata Machado, 2011)
The Uprising (O levante, Jonathas de Andrade, 2012)
Cao Guimarães short film program:
Bus (2002)
Nanophany (2003)
From the Window of My Room (2004)
Epilogue (2006)
Weightless (2007)
Memory (2008)
The Tenant (2010)
Limbo (2011)
Brasília (2011)
Introduced by Cao Guimarães