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Film Screening: A Paixão de JL

Americas Society

January 18, 2018


This event is free and open to the public. Kindly register.

A Paixão de JL (JL's Passion) by Carlos Nader is a movie about Brazilian artist José Leonilson. In 1990, Leonilson began to record an audio diary on tape cassettes about his emotions, daily life, and events taking place in Brazil and around the world. Over time, the recordings came to hold a new urgency when Leonilson learns that he is HIV positive.

Learn about Americas Society's exhibition José Leonilson: Empty Man, on view September 27–February 3, 2018.

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Image: A Paixão de JL, 2015. Directed by Carlos Nader. Courtesy of Projeto Leonilson and Itaú Cultural.