Acclaimed filmmaker Maria Augusta Ramos screens The Trial at the Brazil LAB

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

On October 22, the Brazil LAB invited the award-winning filmmaker Maria Ramos to screen and discuss her newest documentary, The Trial (O Processo). The provocative film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the impeachment proceedings of President Dilma Roussef in 2016. Ramos' work captures the tense mood (both in the streets and behind closed doors in Brasilia) during one of the most significant events in Brazil's modern history. 

After the show, Ramos took questions from the audience, discussing her cinematic technique, her access to some of Brazil's most powerful politicians, and the current political climate in Brazil. 

Brazil Lab co-director Pedro Monteiro addresses the audience.

Audience members participate in the question-and-answer session.

Ramos fields questions after the film.

Ramos fields questions after the film.

The discussion panel after the film.

Ramos fields questions after the film.

Ramos fields questions after the film.

The discussion panel after the film.