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Schedule

Dates, Times and Venues

Friday - November 3, 2017

Opening Night at Columbia College Chicago

6:00 PM

Featured Ticket Event
Film: Little Secret
Origina Title: O Pequeno Segredo
Director: David Schurmann / Drama / 2016 / 107 min

Address

Film Row – 8th Floor
1104 S. Wabash Ave. – 8th Floor
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Reception with Brazilian food catered by Sinhá Elegant Cuisine. Live music with a Brazilian musical group. Q & A with director David Schurmann and Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Shorts Curator Humberto Neiva.

Saturday - November 4, 2017

Columbia College Chicago

3:00 PM

Free screening
The Invisible Collection
Original title: A Coleção Invisível
Director: Bernard Attal / Drama / 2012 / 89 min
Preceded by Short Film: Mar de Dentro

Address

Sherwood Conservatory – Room 104
1312 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Q & A:  Humberto Neiva, MOSTRA VIII Shorts Program Curator and Program Curator  Espaço Itaú Augusta.

Sunday - November 5, 2017

Roosevelt University

5:00 PM

Free screening
After the Rain
Original title: Depois da Chuva
Directors: Claudio Marques and Marilha Hughes Guerreiro
Romance / 95 min / 2013
Preceded by Short Film: Sanã (Sanã)

7:00 PM

Free screening
Restless Love
Original title: Amores Urbanos 
Director: Vera Egito / Comedy / 115 min / 2016
Preceded by Short Film: When the Days were Endless (Quando os Dias Eram Eternos)

Address for both screenings

Wabash Building
425 S. Wabash Ave. – Room 611
Chicago, IL

Program Details

Q & A with Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Shorts Curator

Monday - November 6, 2017

Northeastern Illinois University

2:00 PM

Free Screening
Film: Not Even in a Wildest Dream
Original title: Nunca Me Sonharam
Director: Cacau Rhoden Documentary / 90 min / 2017
Preceded by Short Film: Naiá e a Lua (Naiá and the Moon)

Address

Student Union (“Golden Eagles”) – Room 103
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Program Details:

Q & A with Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Shorts Curator

Tuesday - November 7, 2017

DePaul University

6:00 PM

Free screening
Film: Fountain of Youth
Original title: Fonte da Juventude
Director: Estevão Ciavatta Documentary / 40 min / 2016
Preceded by Short film: Mother of Pearl (Madrepérola)

Address

Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building – Room LL102
College of Communication Auditorium
247 S State Street, Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Youth & Health Panel with: Dr. Howard Rosing, Executive Director, Steans Center for Commuity-based Service Learing and Communit Service Studies at DePaul University; and Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & Shorts Curator.

Wednesday - November 8, 2017

Loyola University

6:00 PM

Free screening
Film: The Way He Looks
Original: Hoje eu Quero Voltar Sozinho
Director: Daniel Ribeiro Romance / 96 min / 2014
Preceded by Short Film Choices (Escolhas)

Address

Mundelein Center – 2nd Floor
1020 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL

Program details

Q & A with Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Shorts Curator

Thursday - November 9, 2017

University of Chicago

6:00 PM

Free Screening
Film: The Cambridge Squatter
Original title: Era o Hotel Cambridge
Director: Eliane Caffe Drama / Time: 99 min / 2016
Preceded by Reception and Short Film: Rosinha (Rosinha)

Address

Social Science Research, Room 122
1226 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Q & A: Award-winning editor, Márcio Hashimoto and program curator of Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Shorts Curator, Humberto Neiva.

Friday - November 10, 2017

Farragut Career Academy IB World High School

2:00 PM

Free screening
Film: Not Even in a Wildest Dream
Original title: Nunca Me Sonharam
Director: Cacau Rhoden Documentary / 90 min / 2017
Preceded by Short Film: Naiá e a Lua (Naiá and the Moon)

Address

2345 S. Christiana Ave.
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Q & A: Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Short Films Curator.

Friday - November 10, 2017

Northwestern University

6:30 PM

Free screening
Film: The Violin Teacher
Original title: Tudo Que Aprendemos Juntos
Director: Sergio Machado Music Drama / 102 min / 2015
Preceded by Short Film:  Naiá e a Lua (Naiá and the Moon)

Address

Harris Hall – Room 107
1881 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL (free parking after 4:00 PM)

Program details

Q&A: Élzio Vieira, actor; Márcio Hashimoto, Editor; Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú & MOSTRA VIII Short Films Curator.

 

Saturday - November 11, 2017

Loyola University

3:00 PM

Free Screening
Film: Two Sons of Francisco
Original title: Dois Filhos de Francisco
Director: Breno Silveira Historical Drama / 132 min / 2005
Preceded by Short Film: Where is the Circus (Cadê o Circo)

Address

Piper Hall – 2nd Floor
970 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Q&A: Humberto Neiva, Program Curator Espaço Itaú and MOSTRA VIII Short Films Curator.

Sunday - November 12, 2017

Closing Night at Columbia College

4:30 PM

OFFICIAL CLOSING NIGHT

Film: Soulbound
Original title: Teus Olhos Meus
Director: Caio Soh / Drama / 105 min / 2011
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Address

Film Row – 8th Floor
1104 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Closing Reception with entertainment by a Brazilian musical Group. Greetings: Marcelo Sabatés, Dir. Global Affairs Office. Q & A with Director Caio Sóh.

Additional Screenings .

Monday - November 13, 2017

Purdue University

6:00 PM

Free Screening
Film: The Violin Teacher
Original Title: Tudo que Aprendemos Juntos
Director: Sergio Machado Music Drama / 102 min / 2015
Preceded by Short Film: Naiá and the Moon (Naiá e a Lua)

Address

School of Languages and Cultures – SC Room 239
640 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Program Details:

Q&A with Juliana Varella, Brazilian Film Critic

Tuesday - November 14, 2017

Marian University

6:00 PM

Free screening
Film: Two Sons of Francisco
Original title: Dois Filhos de Francisco
Director: Breno Silveira Historical Drama / 132 min / 2005

Address

Library Auditorium
3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, IN 46222 (free parking)

Program Details:

Q & A: Juliana Varella, Brazilian Film Critic

Wednesday - November 15, 2017

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:30 PM

Free screening
Presentation of Children’s Animation Program

Address

SPURLOCK MUSEUM
600 S Gregory St.
Urbana, IL

Wednesday - November 15, 2017

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

6:00 PM

Free Screening
Film: Two Sons of Francisco
Original Title: Dois Filhos de Francisco
Director: Breno Silveira Historical Drama / 132 min / 2005
Preceded by Short Film: Where is the Circus (Cadê o Circo)

Address

English Building – Room 304
608 S Wright St.
Urbana, IL

Program Details:

Q&A: Juliana Varella, Brazilian Film Critic

Thursday - November 16, 2017

Columbia College Chicago

3:30 PM

Free screening
Brazilian Short Films Session
Choices (Escolhas)
Outside (Do Lado de Fora)
Waapa (Waapa)
The Chant of the Rocks (O Canto das Pedras)

Address

623 S Wabash Ave. – Room 109
Chicago, IL

Program Details:

Q&A: Juliana Varella, Brazilian Film Critic

Friday - November 17, 2017

Second City

6:00 PM

Free screening
Film: The Cambridge Squatter
Original title: Era o Hotel Cambridge
Director: Eliane Caffe Drama / Time: 99 min / 2016

Address

230 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL
2nd Floor

Program Details

Q&A: Juliana Varella, Brazilian Film Critic

Saturday - November 18, 2017

Audience's Favorite Award at Columbia College Chicago

3:30 PM

Free screening
Audience’s Favorite Award
Film to be announced

Address

623 S Wabash Ave. – Room 109
Chicago, IL