City of God

New Orleans African Film Festival
October 6 at 7:00 PM
Tickets: 
$5

Cidade de Deus, starring Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino Da Hora, shows the shocking violence, poverty, greed and crime in the Cidade de Deus - a housing project started in the 60's that became one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. Busca-Pe is a poor black child who takes the eye of an artist to his horrific surroundings. He eventually becomes a professional photographer who attempts to capture the humanity of a seemingly inhumane existence. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Miramax Films ©