(PINDORAMA—A VERDADEIRA HISTÓRIA DOS SETE ANÕES)
2008 BRAZIL 84 MIN VIDEO
DIR Roberto Berliner, Lula Queiroga, Leo Crivellare
A wandering family of performers—all dwarves, all children of a legendary Brazilian clown—travels the countryside celebrating magic, humanity, happiness and courage. in this award-winning documentary, a team of filmmakers follows this remarkable, enchanting circus as it charms audiences.
Mon. Nov 3, 9:30 pm, ArcLight 08 /
Wed. Nov 5, 3:00 pm, ArcLight 08
DIR Jared Drake SCR Jared Drake, Brandon Drake PROD Jory Weitz, James Henney, Henry Capanna George Washington Winsterhammerman lives an ordinary life. He has a wife, a kid, a house and a boat. Every day George gets in his minivan and goes to work as a Level Three Tunt at the Jeffers Corporation, the largest and most profitable corporation in the history of humankind. Though he lives an utterly comfortable life, George is growing nervous. People around him have begun exploding—literally. Fearing he might be next, George visits his doctor and learns that his recurring dreams are a symptom of impending explosion. Unfortunately, George cant stop dreaming, and as the explosion epidemic worsens, he is forced to question the life hes been living. This quirky and distinctive story, utterly original in every way, features inspired casting, particularly with acclaimed actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis as George. He is joined by the delightful Judy Greer and terrific indie mainstay James LeGros. VISIONEERS, the debut film from the sibling filmmaking team of Brandon and Jared Drake, offers a darkly comic view of a world so skewed it can't help but remind us of our own.
AFI Film Fest 2008 Presented by Audi USA An inside look at the creation of Pindorama - The True Story of the Seven Dwarves