Brazilian Music Documentary Series. Let’s kick off this film series with a party!  Come watch the opening movie, Tropicalia, and get a free caipirinha (cachaça 51) and live music (Zazueira) with your ticket.

Fla x Flu

Brazil 2013 | 85 min

Directed by Renato Terra

  • Our celebration of the Brazilian World Cup Finals kicks off with this Gala Canadian premiere of the new documentary by Renato Terra (A Night in 67), a rousing chronicle of the passion and fanaticism driving Brazil’s national sport, soccer.
  • Wednesday June 11 | 7:00 PM followed by a Gala | Vancity Theatre. The Gala ticket price includes a free Caipirinha and live music from Celia Enestrom and Zazueira.

Rudo y Cursi

Mexico 2008 | 103 min

Directed by Carlos Cuarón

  • The Cuaron brothers’ follow up to international hit Y Tu Mama Tambien reunites stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna for a piquant pop satire on Mexico’s obsession with soccer and celebrity.
  • Monday June 16 | 6:30 PM | Vancity Theatre.


Brazil 2011 | 116 min

Directed by José Henrique Fonseca

  • He was the soccer player Pele idolized in the 1940s, Brazil’s best striker, a dashing, cavalier talent with movie star looks and a burning desire to win.
  • Monday June 23 | 8:30 PM | Vancity Theatre

Linha da Passe

Brazil 2008 | 113 min

Directed by Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas

  • “Amid the ensemble cast of Walter Salles’s sensationally shot, tough-knocks urban drama one face stands out, the kind of face that owns a film and haunts you long after you’ve seen it.
  • Monday June 30 | 8:30 PM | Vancity Theatre

Maradona by Kusturica

Spain / France 2008 | 90 min

Directed Emir Kusturica

  • “The Sex Pistol of footballers,” is how renowned director Emir Kusturica (Time of the Gypsies; Underground; Black Cat White Cat) describes Diego Maradona: sporting hero, people’s champion, fallen idol and inspiration to millions.
  • Monday July 7 | 8:45 PM | Vancity Theatre