Tropa de Elite |Elite Squad

Tropa de Elite | Elite Squad

José Padilla (Brazil, 2008).115min


Special event: Round table on the reception of the film in Brazil.

 



*contains graphic violence, nudity and heavy language

In 1997, before the visit of the Pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operation Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum near where the Pope intends to stay. Neto and Matias join Captain Nascimento’s Military Police force expecting to become honest policemen and fight the criminals; they only see corruption.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14  |  Durham

Griffith Film Theatre. Duke University

7pm.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 | Greensboro

Jarrell Lecture Hall. Jackson Library University of North Carolina-Greensboro

7pm.

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