Oscar Niemeyer – A Vida É Um Sopro

2010, 90 mins, colour, Brazilian film with Hungarian subtitles
D: Fabiano Maciel

Oscar Niemeyer died in December 2012, 10 days before his 105th birthday. He was one of the most important figures of international modern architecture. In this documentary the Pritzker Prize-winning Brazilian architect reflects on his life and extremely prolific career. The film is the portrait of a celebrated and criticized man, including many images of his emblematic, statuesque buildings. Beside Niemeyer himself, the documentary stars other significant figures of Latin-American and Portuguese culture, like Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Brazilian singer, composer and poet; Nelson Pereira dos Santos Brazilian director and José Saramango, Portuguese Nobel Prize-winning poet and novelist.
28th February, 19:00

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