Gabriel and the Mountain

131m, DCP, Brazil/France

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Screened June 15–July 5, 2018

Based on the true story of a close friend of director Fellipe Barbosa, this beautifully photographed travelogue recreates the fateful journey of a young Brazilian. Before going to the U.S. for university, Gabriel embarks on a voyage across the globe and finds himself in West Africa, where he reaches his final destination at Mount Malawi. This thrilling mix of fictional recreation and documentary reality poses provocative questions about big issues, and refuses easy answers. A Strand Releasing release

In Portuguese, English, and French with English subtitles

Official Selection: Critics’ Week, Cannes Film Festival

A film by Fellipe Barbosa

Perceptive and poetic…a work of art that is full of life.”

A.O. Scott, The New York Times