Film: The Second Mother (Brazil)
Dir. Anna Muylaert, Brazil, 2015, 112 min.
Val has spent a decade working as a housekeeper for a wealthy family in São Paulo, raising her employers’ son as her own. When Val’s estranged daughter unexpectedly visits and questions the social order of the household, loyalties are tested, forcing everyone to reckon with the meaning of family— in this sharp examination of class dynamics in modern Brazil.
Friday afternoon introduction and post-film discussion led by Dr. Karina Vázquez, Department of Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies.
Friday, March 31 at 3 & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, all films are shown in their original language with English subtitles in Ukrop Auditorium. Sponsored by Boatwright Memorial Library's Media Resource Center and International Education.