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IN THE INTENSE NOW

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Wednesday, January 31 - Tuesday, February 13

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WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOÃO MOREIRA SALLES

“To be young was very heaven.” – William Wordsworth. IN THE INTENSE NOW immerses itself in the excitement and heady idealism of the ‘60s. Inspired by Chris Marker’s meditative essays on political radicalism, João Moreira Salles brilliantly collages archival materials from Paris ’68, Prague Spring (and the Soviet invasion), and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. He explores how the intensity of thinking one is revolutionizing the world can feel a lot like the ecstasy of falling in love. And when that moment fades, life’s quotidian realities can become a hard pill to swallow. This is a film that puts those profoundly significant events of 50 years ago into something like proportion. It’s a movie for everyone who ever marched for civil rights, shouted an anti-war slogan, or expected the women’s movement to usher in a brave new world.

With support from the Richard Brick, Geri Ashur, and Sara Bershtel Fund for Social Justice Documentaries

Part of Carnegie Hall’s city-wide festival The ‘60s: The Years That Changed America

BRAZIL • 2017 • 127  MINS • IN PORTUGUESE, FRENCH, AND CZECH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Reviews

“A haunting record of history made poetic. Reminiscent of the films of Chris Marker...an immersive and highly personal film. Hypnotic in its provocation.”
– Owen Gleiberman, Variety

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IN THE INTENSE NOW

Wednesday, January 31 - Tuesday, February 13

Q&As with IN THE INTENSE NOW Filmmaker João Moreira Salles

Wednesday, January 31 & Friday, February 2

7:00 shows

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