OPENING NIGHT
Manoel de Oliveira in Person with
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, THE ENIGMA
[Cristóvão Colombo—O Enigma]

Thursday, November 1, 8:00

Official Selection, 2007 Venice and Toronto Film Festivals

Portugal's living cinematic legend Manoel de Oliveira dramatizes scholar Manuel Luciano da Silva's quest to prove that Christopher Columbus had a hidden identity—the famous Italian was born in a small Portuguese town.

DIR/SCR Manoel de Oliveira, based on the book Christopher Columbus was Portuguese by Manuel Luciano da Silva and Sílvia Jorge de Silva; PROD François d'Artemare. Portugal/France, 2007, color, 70 min. In English and Portuguese with English subtitles.


ENCORE PRESENTATION: Sunday, November 4, 12:30
Tickets reserved and purchased online must be retrieved in person at the AFI Silver box office. The same credit card used online must be presented to the cashier to redeem your tickets.



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