Posts Tagged 'Bus 174'

Interview with José Padilha

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within elevated José Padilha to a major player in Latin American cinema, and became the biggest-selling Brazilian film of all time. Now, it’s being released in the UK on DVD and we decided the time was right to talk to Padilha about the controversy of the first Elite Squad and the success of it’s sequel.

Interview with José Padilha

He gets angry when the chat turns to “fascism.” But he knows a lot about the roots of violence in Rio. Why did his film cause such furore. JungleDrums talks to José Padilha, director of Elite Squad.

Elite Squad – A Slap in the Face for Society

With Elite Squad 2 being released in the UK on August 12th we take a look at the controversy that the first film caused upon it’s release in 2007.


Monday Night is Film Night

In association with Rio Film School, the London venue Guanabara presents Guanabara Social Club, a mini-festival of Latin American and Brazilian films. The event started on the 2nd of April and it will be happening every Monday until the 23rd