Race Antenna

Antena da Raça

76 mins
8.6 / 10 (275)


In 1979, while Brazil was going through the troubled moment of the Amnesty Law, Glauber Rocha directed the program Abertura for TV Tupi, in which he interrogated a contradictory and boiling Brazil head-on, full of utopias but always under the weight of secular wounds.

MUBI's take

Co-directed by the daughter of Glauber Rocha, this incendiary documentary about the Cinema Novo director is charged with his cataclysmic energy. Crackling with revolutions of the past, unearthed images from his 1970s experiments in television also resonate with anti-fascist activism of the present.

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