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Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies

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October 2022

2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Marte Um (Mars One)

October 13 at 7:00 pm
Rubenstein Art Center Film Theater, Duke University, 2020 Campus Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Dir. by Gabriel Martins. Brazil. 2022. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Set in the city of Contagem, near Belo Horizonte in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais, Mars One focuses on one Black working-class family. Late middle-aged dad Wellington (Bacurau cast member Carlos Francisco), a recovering alcoholic four years clean, works as a caretaker at an upmarket condo development, alongside new recruit and fervent leftist Flávio (Russo Apr). A passionate fan of local football team Cruzeiro, Wellington cherishes the dream that his son…

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