Global Lens Film Screening: ‘Craft’

September 23, 2012 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
West Seattle Branch Library
2306 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

Global Lens Film Screening: ‘Craft’ at the West Seattle Branch Public Library, 2–4 pm, Sunday September 23rd. Join us for a screening of “Craft,” a Portuguese and French film. This movie is part of the Global Lens series, which includes 10 award-winning narrative feature films from Albania, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, Rwanda and Turkey. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

More about the film:

“Craft (Riscado)”
Bianca manages a precarious living as a talented but underemployed actress in Rio de Janeiro, performing for private events dressed as female movie icons. Troubled by the thought she has missed her chance at a “big break,” she perseveres with single-minded dedication to her craft—until an audition leads to a rare opportunity, and possible redemption for years of social marginality. But her world may still prove too insecure, even for one as gifted and deserving as Bianca. Set against rich visuals and a down-to-earth tone, Karine Teles’s remarkable lead performance drives an enveloping drama of everyday tragedy in the working world of an artist.

Director: Gustavo Pizzi
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese and French, with subtitles in English
Year: 2010
Length: 85 minutes

The Global Lens film series supports the distribution of unique and critically acclaimed cinematic works from around the world. Since its founding, the series has provided a platform for exceptional storytelling and opened a window in the diverse world in which we live.

Now in its ninth year, Global Lens continues to attract dynamic audiences and discover extraordinary new films, building upon the unique perspectives that have come to define the Global Film Initiative’s library of films.

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