LLC Francophone Film Series: Black Orpheus
When: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description: In the heady atmosphere of Rio's carnival, two people meet and fall in love. Eurydice has run away from home to Rio to avoid a man she is convinced is going to kill her. Orfeo works as a tram conductor and is engaged to Mira - as far as Mira is concerned anyway. As Eurydice and Orfeo get to know one another they fall deeply in love. When Eurydice disappears, Orfeo sets out to find her. A 1959 film directed by Marcel Camus, featuring Breno Mello and Marpessa Dawn.
Topical Areas: College of Arts and Sciences, Films, General Interest and Special Events, Public Engagement, Student General Interest Events, UAlbanyGo Events, Cultural