Brasilian Documentary

DOMINGUINHOS – Australian Premiere
5.30pm Sunday 18 October 2015 18+
Verona Cinema
Co-presented by Groovescooter

for the Antenna Documentary Film Festival

“A delight for any serious fan of Tropicália” [Hollywood Reporter]

The music in the film is just spectacular, showcasing [his] many different sides” [San Jose, Mercury News]

“Hands-down one of [the] favorite documentaries at SXSW 2015… a joyful experience.” [Austin Film]

The life and music of legendary Brazilian maestro José Domingos de Morais, or Dominguinhos, as he was known. Features Gilberto Gil, João Donato, Djavan, Hermeto Pascoal, Orquestra Jazz Sinfônica, Gal Costa + many others. “It’s a universal story, about life and death, love and pain, the struggle for food, the life of an immigrant,” Co-director Eduardo Nazarian explained to Billboard. “He became a musical phenomenon without ever looking for fame.”