EXCITANTE! New Films from Brazil
dir. Affonso Uchôa and João Dumans
ARABY is an unpredictable, fable-like road movie about a young man who sets off on a twenty-year journey in search of a better life.

Andre lives in an industrial town in Brazil near an old aluminum factory. When Cristiano, a factory worker, suffers an accident, Andre is asked to go to his house to pick up clothes. There Andre stumbles on a notebook and the adventure of Araby begins. As he reads from the journal entries, we are plunged into Cristiano’s life—his wanderings, adventures, and loves. (2017, 98 min, digital)

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional funding for YBCA programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Affonso Uchôa and João Dumans, Araby (Arábia) (2017); Courtesy Grasshopper Films.