“One of the most startling, grittily brilliant films in recent years.” - Desson Thomson, Washington Post

“Breathtaking and terrifying.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Monday, August 8 at 6:00pm | This charged and gripping drama based in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro in the 70s follows Rocket, a budding photographer who documents the violence of his neighborhood, and the ambitious José, who uses Rocket’s photos as a way to increase his position as a drug dealer.


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