The Edge of Democracy
Wednesday, June 19 - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis – the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present, including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with accounts of her own family’s complex past, filmmaker Petra Costa (Elena) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.
Special screening for Pure Nonfiction on Wed Jun 12.
- Running Time 122 minutes
- Director Petra Costa