Jonathas’ Forest (A Floresta de Jonathas) by Sergio Andrade (Brazil, 2012, 99 min.). The Amazon rainforest provides a stunning backdrop for this absorbing dramathat explores tensions between fathers and sons, tradition and modernity, and innocence and experience. Two brothers, Jonathas and Juliano, sell produce at their family’s roadside stand, an intersection between locals and tourists. They meet a Ukrainian visitor and against their father’s wishes, agree to a weekend camping trip in the jungle with her. Jonathas’ vision for romance turn into a nightmare as the jungle he’s known all his life becomes an unfamiliar place. “Sumptuously shot . . . a haunting and atmospheric journey into the unknown” (The Hollywood Reporter). US Premiere. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $9MFA members, seniors, and students
- $11Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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