Saturday Feb 17
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$11 online and $15 cash at the door
With a blend of harsh realism and aching humanity, Héctor Babenco’s international breakout Pixote
offers an electrifying look at youth fighting to survive on the bottom rung of Brazilian society, and a stinging indictment of the country’s military dictatorship and police. In a heartbreaking performance, Fernando Ramos da Silva plays a young boy who escapes a nightmarish reformatory only to resort to a life of violent crime, even as he forms a makeshift family with some fellow outcasts.