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Marielle’s Legacy Will Not Die

Sunday, October 20

A group of flamboyantly dressed women march through the streets on stilts carrying a large banner reading "Juntas Somos Gigantes"

Director: Leonard Cortana
2019 | 21 min | Brazil
US Premiere | Filmmaker in Attendance

The mastermind of the March 2018 murder of Afro-Brazilian Councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco remains at large. Artists and activists in Rio de Janeiro used the 2019 Carnival to call for justice for Marielle. In the midst of social protest and rising fear over the extremist policies of the new government, the city is an active site of resistance and memorialization of Franco’s legacy.

Plays with She Who Must Be Loved