Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies. 113 minutes. English and Portuguese with English subtitles.
After the screening, director Petra Costa will speak in conversation with Academy Award-winner Charles Ferguson.
“The Edge of Democracy is a poetic telling of the birth and erosion of Brazilian democracy.” – Sundance Institute
Petra Costa is a Brazilian actor and filmmaker. Her films have been nominated for multiple awards across Latin America, Europe, and the United States, and Variety listed her among 10 documentary filmmakers to watch.
Charles Ferguson, the founder, and president of Representational Pictures won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary as the director of Inside Job. His films also include the Oscar-nominated No End in Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq and Time to Choose.