Reaching for the Moon

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

Elaine and Alan Armer Screening Room (MZ100). Doors open at 6:45pm
Two women eating ice cream bars on the beach

Reaching for the Moon poster featuring two women embracing 

Wednesday Night at the Cinematheque 
21st Century LGBTQ Cinema

Reaching for the Moon

(d Bruno Barreto  w Matthew Chapman, Julie Sayres -- 2013 -- Brazil), 118 mins. 


The film dramatizes the love story of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Set largely in Petrópolis between the years 1951 and 1967, the film tells the story of Bishop’s passionate and often tumultuous life with Soares in Brazil.