The 3rd floor gallery of the California Museum of Photography is closed for the installation of Color Shift from August 12th through August 30th, reopening on August 31st.

Tropa de Elite ll


Directed by: Jose Padilha


115 minutes | Unrated



Screening

Saturday, May 14, 2011, 7pm - 9pm



A continuation of the semi-fictional work of the Special Police Operations Battalion of the Rio de Janeiro Military Police in the slums of Rio. An intense study of violence and corruption. Orfeu Negro and Tropa de Elite II offer two antipodal visions of life in the favela. Gary Dymski and Silvana De Paula will draw on their experience and research in Rio to address issues that are in front of Brazil today.


American Premiere: Sundance 2011

DISCUSSION AFTER THE FILM