Wednesday Night at the Cinematheque
LatinAuteur — Cinema from
Spain to Latin America
City of God
(dir. Fernando Meirelles, 2002, Brazil/Portugal) 130 min.
In the slums of Rio, two teenagers grow apart as one strives to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Winner of a BAFTA Film Award. AFI Audience Award. Nominated for the Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
*Rated R for strong violence, language, some sexuality and drug use.