SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 7PM
(Eduardo Goldenstein, Brazil, 2012, live action, 80 min)
With a surreal style and colorful flair that recalls the magic of Fellini, Maria's Tightrope is a gem from Brazil that follows young Maria as she must leave her happy home at the circus to live with her grandmother in the city. As she revisits memories and comes to terms with her past, Maria sets out on a journey of self-discovery, walking forward on her own tightrope line towards the future. Ages 10 and up. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Includes suspenseful tightrope scenes, spooky dream sequences and subject matter dealing with death and a child's grief and separation from her parents.
Screens with El Pescador Salado (2 min, Niños del Proyecto, Colombia, 2010). A youth-made film from Festival Internacional de Cine y Television Infantil y Juvenil Cinecita.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122