Mike Leigh Retrospective Begins at Rio’s CCBB this Wednesday

The 75-year-old British director has been the winner of the Palme d'Or and the Cannes Film Award, the Golden Lion in Venice, the Golden Leopard in Locarno, and his films have received seven Oscar nominations.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, December 5th, will see the beginning of an almost month-long retrospective of British cinematic giant Mike Leigh. The CCBB ‘Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil’ (Bank of Brazil Cultural Center) in Rio’s city center, will be screening 24 full-length and short films by the British director, as well as holding two debates and one masterclass.

Just over a month since Mike Leigh’s latest release, ‘Peterloo,’ was featured as one of the main attractions of Rio’s Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?