Absence (Ausencia)

Part of O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema
Saturday, November 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Dir. Chico Teixeira. 2015, 88 mins. DCP. New York premiere. A festival favorite (including Best Actor and Special Jury Prize winner at the Rio Film Festival), Chico Teixeira's new feature is a refreshingly honest and touching coming-of-age story about the charismatic 15-year old Serginho. He tackles familial and sexual unrest, and the pressure of social expectations, as he seeks love and the freedom to pursue his dreams.

Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with any questions regarding online reservations.)

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