Detroit Film Theatre
Saturday, January 28, 2017
3:00 PM Detroit Film Theatre
(Italy/France/1969—directed by Gillo Pontecorvo)
Burn! (Queimada!) by director Gillo Pontecorvo (The Battle of Algiers) stars Marlon Brando as a British mercenary who instigates a slave revolt on a Caribbean island in the 1800s to take control of the sugar trade, but later returns to overthrow the same slaves he helped elevate to power. Presented in conjunction with the DIA exhibition Bitter/Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate.