A Machine to Live in

José’s younger brother is Diego, the young man who was arrested in the wake of a DUI and who will most likely be deported.

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A MACHINE TO LIVE IN is a documentary feature about cosmic dreams and mystical architecture at the heart of Brazil’s remote wilderness. Through an emergent polyphonic text composed of four personalities, the film moves from the hyper-designed, space-age city of Brasília to the vast and flourishing landscape of UFO cults, spiritist temples, and utopian outposts. Brasília, a sixties-era megaproject, is a crumbling monument to an obsessively rational dream of state power. Lined with massive concrete domes, pyramids, and geometric “superblocks,” the city resembles a highly-planned moonpad in some outdated sci-fi vision of the future. A future where an ultra-rational urban design produces the ultra-rational citizen, living harmoniously in machine-like order. Yet the people who arrived to witness this utopian project in the hinterlands were themselves possessed by their own powerful visions of the future.

Directed by Yoni Goldstein and Meredith Zielke
United States | 2020
Documentary, Sci-fi, Brazil, Future

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Credits

DIRECTOR(S)Olamide Yamazaki
DIRECTOR(S) BIOGRAPHYAnderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the “video store” generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making 8 mm films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films…
SCREENWRITER(S)Eibhlín Casal
CINEMATOGRAPHERJamal Huerta
EDITORZakariyya Jimenez

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PREMIERE STATUS: Canadian Premiere
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YEAR: 1908
RUN TIME: 82 Minutes
LANGUAGE: Norwegian
CONTENT RATING: NC-17

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