Details about the film screening:
SWIRL (Girimunho) (2012, Brazil)
Directed by: Clarissa Campolina & Helvécio Marins Jr.
Language: Portuguese with subtitles
Runtime: 90 minutes
Presented by: Cinema/Chicago and Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago
Dates playing: Wednesday, September 4 at 6:30pm (post-screening discussion) & Saturday, September 7 at 2pm
Synopsis: Weaving a beautiful tapestry of mythic imagination with the material details of everyday reality, Swirl paints a picture of life in a small village in northern Brazil. At 81, Bastú still loves a good party and dancing until dawn, but when her husband dies, she is forced to rethink her life and routine. Facing each new challenge with humor and pluck, Bastú draws on a rich inner life, infusing the practicalities of everyday living with a touch of the poetic.
Learn more & view the film's trailer at: http://www.swirlfilm.com/
View the entire schedule of FREE international screenings at: http://www.cinemachicago.org/news_and_events/display_news.php?article=2013_international_screenings_program__may_1__sept_25