Co-Presenting Rat Fever at the Hollywood Brazilian Film Festial on June 10th, 9PM

June 10th, 2012
American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Sponsored by Vale, the General Consulate of Brazil in Los Angeles, the Foreign Relations Ministry, and Copa Airlines

The 2012 Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival and Gallery Row Organization invite you to a special screening of the film Rat Fever when it makes its North American premiere on Sunday, June 10th at 9pm.

For special priority seating at this screening of Rat Fever, please RSVP at

Brazil 2011, 97’- 35mm
Sunday, June 10th, 9 pm.

Co-Presented by Nic Cha Kim

From visionary director Cláudio Assis comes the story of an unrequited love between an alcoholic, anarchistic poet named Zizo, and Eneida, the sober, down-to-earth girl who becomes his muse. Meanwhile, Zizo wages an impotent battle against “the system” by publishing a counter-culture newsletter and putting on subversive street performances, which appeal mainly to his devoted circle of libertine fringe-dwellers. This colorful film masterfully shot in black-and-white in Recife, questions pre-established concepts of sex and freedom.


North American Premiere
Best Film – Paulinia Film Festival
Official Selection – International Film Festival Rotterdam

Directed by Cláudio Assis
Produced by Julia Moraes & Cláudio Assis
Executive Produced by Marcello Ludwig Maia
Written by Hilton Lacerda
Cinematography by Walter Carvalho
Production Design – Joana Araújo
Art Direction – Renata Pinheiro

The 2012 Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival is our fourth year of showcasing international and domestic premieres of the preeminent in Indie Brazil cinema. This year’s lineup features an impressive array of award-winning narrative features, shorts, and now, documentaries that come from filmmakers of a diverse range of genders and cultural backgrounds. Many of these films have already played to enthusiastic reception at such esteemed festivals as Cannes, Venice, Rotterdam, and Toronto , so we are proud to grant southern California cinephiles a rare opportunity to experience these bold and daring works.

All films have English subtitles.

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9pm Heleno (by invitation only)

4pm Filmmakers Roundtable/Press Conference
6pm Is The City One Only? + Waterfall
8pm Hard Labor + To Sleep Quietly

FRIDAY – 8th
5pm On The Move (series)
7pm Laura + Dinosaur Eggs in the Living Room
9pm Swirl + Asleep

5pm The Hyper Women + Caos
7pm Look at Me Again + Family Matters
9pm Circular + The Factory

SUNDAY – 10th
4pm I Will Raffle Off My Heart + Gisela
6pm Rânia + Dona Sônia
8:30pm Awards
9pm Rat Fever + Walt Disney Square

All public screenings are FREE!

Nic Cha Kim

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