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  • Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

    Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

    Director Bruno Barreto is no stranger to PFC screens, including his riveting Last Stop 174, but he became known in the US for this ribald sex romp starring the great and beautiful Sonia Braga (also on our virtual screens in Bacurau. Novelist Jorge Amado was part of the Latin American literary renaissance, and it’s easy to see why this was among the first to get translated to film.

    - Michael Falter, PFC Program Director

  • The Innocent

    The Innocent

    Luchino Visconti, one of the titans of Italian cinema, staged a comeback with his final film, the lush, novelistic L’Innocente, which stars Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, and Jennifer O’Neill as the husband, wife and lover at the center of this critique of masculine pride.

    - Michael Falter, PFC Program Director

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  • At the Video Store

    At the Video Store

    Biased, because I used to work at a video store, but this fits squarely within my interests and made me want to seek out video stores around the country. The doc itself is scrappy, lo-fi, makeshift and super nerdy, but so are video stores.

    -Mikayla, PFC Education Outreach Manager

  • Hillbilly

    Hillbilly

    Most people who watch TV or movies can name at least one hillbilly character they've seen (Cletus from The Simpsons, all of the Beverly Hillbillies, etc.), but I'm sure that, beyond those characters, the average person (myself included) knows very little about authentic Appalachian culture beyond banjos and moonshine. Hillbilly seeks to try and (re)discover Appalachia by taking mainstream depictions its people, deconstructing them, and piecing them back together in a way that reveals the trauma inflicted on these communities…