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Cabaret Cinema

Friday, June 19, 2015
9:30 PM–11:30 PM

1985, UK, Terry Gilliam, 132 min, English
With Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin, Robert De Niro, Jim Broadbent, and Katherine Helmond

Introduced by author Mark Schoofs

It’s the story of the small man up against a huge, faceless bureaucracy, in a 1984-style future awash in stifling rules and regulations. But the rules don’t work, the technology is prone to breaking ““ causing explosions blamed on “terrorists””¦ Beautifully staged, in many now demolished buildings that formed Britain’s industrial landscape, Brazil is Monty Python meets George Orwell and it’s as clever, witty and subversive as that sounds. ““ The Guardian

About the Introducer:

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Schoofs is the global Investigations & Projects Editor at BuzzFeed News, where he leads a team of 19 investigative reporters on three continents. For more than 11 years Schoofs worked at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a foreign correspondent and an investigative reporter. He contributed to the Journal’s coverage of the 9/11 attacks, which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. Prior to the Journal, Schoofs was a staff writer at The Village Voice, where he won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for his eight-part series on AIDS in Africa. He has also worked at the non-profit investigative reporting powerhouse, ProPublica, and he taught journalism at Yale University. He holds two United States patents.

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