Screening on July 20th and July 25th, 2008 as part of the Premiere Brazil, 2008 Film exhibition:
Pindorama: A verdadeira história dos sete anões (Pindorama: The True Story of the Seven Dwarfs). 2007. Brazil. Directed by Roberto Berliner, Lula Queiroga, Leo Crivelare. Charles, Zuleide, Gilberto, Cleide, Rogério, Claudio, and Lobão are the seven dwarfs, children of the mythical Pindoba, the smallest and funniest clown in Brazil. Together, they form the Pindorama Circus, going from town to town in northeastern Brazil. The filmmakers capture the spectacular routines and travails of a family of entertainers while simultaneously cleverly tackling the ethical dilemmas of their particular circumstances. In Portuguese; English subtitles. 75 min.
Sunday, July 20, 2008, 4:00 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2008, 6:00 p.m.
Trailer courtesy of the filmmaker