Executive Director of Cinelimite / Media Archivist
Roberto Farias's SELVA TRÁGICA (1964) playing in a 4K copy 3X at Spectacle in August!
Set between the border of Brazil and Paraguay, the film tells the tragic story of the abuse and exploitation of captured slaves in a gloomy yerba mate plantation.
Tickets -> www.spectacletheater.com/selva-tragica
In 1984 almost 60% of the Brazilian films released in theaters were pornographic films. From 1984 to 1989, hardcore pornographic films remained a huge market. Therefore, it is impossible to completely understand the history of Brazilian Cinema without having access to these films. There was a whole demographic who weren’t specifically interested in other genres of Brazilian cinema, but were rather interested in going to the theater to see pornos. While these films were very popular in the cinemas, they…