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Rio Zona Norte Rio, Northern Zone
Northern Zone
Nelson Pereira dos Santos

1957 / Brazil / 90’
OCT 20 / 7.45 pm, Cinema Ideal
OCT 25 / 6.00 pm, Cine-Teatro da Academia Almadense

Rio Zona Norte is of indisputable historical importance. In the words of Luís Alberto Rocha Melo, it is “a kind of documentary on a young intelectual artist’s drama when facing the key problem he’s confronted with: how to deal with the self-imposed mission of diffusing and making a national-popular art out of Brazilian cinema?”.