Film Series: Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro)

1959. Brazil/France/Italy. Dir: Marcel Camus. With Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn. 107 min. 35mm print.

 

Eurydice is on the run, hiding from a strange man; Orfeu is in love with her, but engaged to another. Come celebrate Carnival with one of cinema’s biggest parties, as the streets pulse with energized bodies, swirls of vibrant color, and bossa nova beats. Sponsored by the Dept. of Romance Languages & Literatures.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free