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Film Screening: Walter Salles' "Central Station" (1998)

This award-winning Brazilian film tells the story of Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), a middle-aged former schoolteacher who writes letters for illiterate children in Rio de Janeiro’s Central train station. There, she meets Josué (Vinícius de Oliveira), a poor 9-year-old, and the two strike up an unlikely and intimate friendship that takes them from Rio to Brazil’s northeast in search of the boy’s father on a heartwarming and heartbreaking journey.
Undergraduates interested in attending more than one film in the series are encouraged to enroll in DLCL 152A for ONLY ONE UNIT! Graduate Students enroll for DLCL 354A.
This film screening is part of the DLCL Fall 2014 Film Series, "On The Road." Learn more about the series, and see a complete list of screenings here.

Details

When:

Wednesday, October 8, 2014. 07:00 PM

Where:

Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113

Sponsor:

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
mtw1@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free