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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . Elena

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Brazil, United States | 2012 | Petra Costa


In this lavishly praised new film, a Brazilian actress goes to NYC to discover what happened to her older sister Elena, who left Brazil for New York two decades earlier to become a dancer and movie star. Incorporating interviews, letters, diary entries, and rare video clips, this dreamy film is a delicate inquiry into one family's most intimate memories, secrets, and sorrows. "An elegiac cinematic essay that is both haunting and unforgettable." -The Hollywood Reporter.

80 min. Blu-ray. Subtitles. Cleveland premiere.

Thursday 8/28
Friday 8/29
9:30 pm
7:30 pm
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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