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NCLAFF: A Bruddah's Mind | Cabeça de Nêgo
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Educ, UNC
Free and open to the public. Dir. by Déo Cardoso. Brazil. 2020. 86 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Based on real events, this political drama fuses Brazilian history with international anti-racist movements. Saulo, a black introvert student and fan of the Black Panther Movement, challenges his school in the largely white city of Fortaleza. After Saulo's reaction to a racial insult from a classmate, his teachers describe him as a young delinquent and swiftly attempt to expel him ignoring his usually calm and articulate demeanor. Outraged, Saulo refuses to leave the school until justice is done. Parking available in Fedex Global Educ Building Garage for $1.