NALIP Hosting Special Screening of 'Hard Labor' at Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, June 7

The 2012 Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers invites you to a special screening of the film Hard Labor when it makes it's West Coast premiere on Thursday, June 7th at 8pm.  There will be a post-screening Q&A with co-director Marco Dutra.

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

For special priority seating at this screening of Hard Labor, please RSVP at

Brazil 2011, 99’- HD
Thursday June 7th, 8pm.
Co presented by NALIP

Domestic tensions arise when a husband loses his job and a housewife pursues her dream to open her own neighborhood grocery store, which may house an unsavory past.   Their anxieties become externalized when strange, sinister occurrences begin haunting them in this psychological thriller.

West Coast Premiere
World Premiere - Cannes Film Festival
Grand Coral Prize - Havana Film Festival

Written & Directed by Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra
Produced by Maria Ionesco & Sara Silveira
Cinematography by Matheus Rocha
Editing - Caetano Gotardo
Art Direction - Fernando Zuccolotto
Sound - Raul Jooken Baptista & Daniel Turini

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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Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival
June 6 – 10, 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


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