The Human rights in Latin America is the theme of the CineCAL project at the Museu da Nacional (National Museum). The program features films and debates from April 24 to April 27.

The film “The conflict of waters”, a story about the Spanish conquerors set in Bolivia, opens the film festival. “Que Horas Ela Volta?”, the Brazilian movie that addresses the relationship of a maid with her bosses, will be the highlight of the second night of the event.


See the full program here:

Tuesday, April 24

O conflito das águas (También la lluvia, Spain/France e Mexico), 2010. As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.


Wednesday, April 25

A que horas ela volta? (Brazil), 2015. When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.


Thursday, April 26

Elefante branco (Elefante Blanco, Argentina), 2012. While working alongside his long-time friend and colleague in building a hospital for the residents of a Buenos Aries shantytown, a troubled priest finds solace in a young, atheist social worker.


Friday, April 27

A teta assustada (La teta asustada , Peru), 2009. Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this disease, she must face the sudden death of her mother. She chooses to take drastic measures to not follow in her mother’s footsteps.

Venue: Museu Nacional (National Museum)
Setor Cultural Sul Lote 02 – Esplanada dos Ministérios
April 24 to April 27, at 7h30 pm
Free Admission