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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

Members Only Screening: Black Orpheus

This event took place on Sep 13, 2017

* Free! Members only *

Marcel Camus
France
1959
1h 47m

On Film

35mm print!

About

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was an international cultural event, and it kicked off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.

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