Feature Film Program

The Edge of Democracy

Was Brazil’s democracy a short-lived dream?

$16 online or at the door

Tue Jun 11 7:00 PM

The Film

The Edge of Democracy

Petra Costa | Brazil | 113

As a child in 1985, filmmaker Petra Costa (Elena, Olma and the Seagull) saw democracy take root in Brazil following years of authoritarian rule under a military dictatorship. Gaining unprecedented access to working-party leaders Lula de Silva and his protégée Dilma Rousseff, Costa traces the downfall of both democratic leaders following corruption scandals that resulted in the impeachment of Rousseff and the imprisonment of de Silva. Merging the personal and the political, Costa delves to the heart of her country's unfolding identity crisis, examining widespread institutional corruption while connecting her own family's complex past to Brazil's current crisis. Capturing a unique historical moment, The Edge of Democracy examines the forces at play in the global erosion of democracy. A Netflix release.

Event Details

7:00 PM
Doors Open
7:45 PM
Live Music
8:30 PM
Film Begins
10:30 PM
Q&A
10:45 PM
After-Party
No refunds. Seating is first come, first served. In the event of rain show will be held indoors at the same location. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Venue

The William Vale

111 N 12th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249

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