world film club: aquarius
date: Wed 20th March 2019 time: 19:30 venue: conference hall price: £4/£3 concs contact: Doreen ☎ 0118 958 6692 doreen@risc.org.uk

Dir: Kleber Mendonça Filho (Neighbouring Sounds, Green Vinyl)

Winner: Nominee, Palme d’Or, Cannes FIlm Festival, 2016

Brazilian–French drama starring Sonia Braga as Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife. She is the last resident of Aquarius building, who refuses to sell her apartment to a construction company. The film generated uproar in Brazil due to its political connotations.