Elis

Mon 11th Sep | 6pm

A must for all music lovers!

The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told with energetic and pulsating rhythm in this compelling biopic film. From her humble beginnings, to her rise to the international stage, to her tragic and untimely death, Elis is imbued with the soul of the singer and the country she loved.

Winner: 2017 São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards, Best Actress
Winner: 2016 Gramado Film Festival, Audience Award, Best Actress, Best Editing


Australian Premiere, Feature, Brazil, 2016, Dir. Hugo Prata, 115 min, Portuguese with English subtitles

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Feature Director BIO – Hugo Prata
Hugo Prata is a film and television director. At TV Cultura he co-directed the award-winning shows Rá-Tim-Bum e Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum. He is one of the most renowned directors of the music industry having worked with some of the leading Brazilian artists including Ivete Sangalo, Lenine, Zélia Duncan, Os Mutantes, Titãs, Maria Rita and Djavan. He won several national awards, including Best Director at the MTV Music Awards and Best Music Video at Multishow Awards. Elis is his first feature film.