Extra Academy #47: Jorge Bodanzky

Introduction by Vijai Patchineelam

12.10.2017, 18:30 — 20:00 Film

Screening and Q&A

Jorge Bodanzky was born in São Paulo. Graduated in cinema from Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, Germany, he began his career as a photographer, working in several press agencies, including the magazine Realidade and the newspaper Jornal da Tarde.

Bodanzky made his directorial debut in 1974 with the feature film 'Iracema, uma trans a amazônica'. This fictional documentary, one of the most awarded Brazilian films of the decade on national and international festivals, such as the 'La Semaine de la Critique Cannes', paved the way for a solid career that includes more than 10 feature films and dozens of documentaries for Brazilian television, German, French and Italian as a director, photographer and producer.

Currently Bodanzky works on a documentary series about the Transamazônica highway.

In collaboration with Visual & Digital Cultures Research Center, University of Antwerp.

Language English

Price free

Location Kunsthal Extra City - Antwerpen-Berchem, Eikelstraat 25-31, 2600 Antwerpen