Geoff Brown on Alberto Cavalcanti

As part of Long Live Film, the BFI National Archive's 75th anniversary season, BFI Southbank features a programme of films by the director Alberto Cavalcanti in July and August 2010. Here curator Geoff Brown provides an insightful introduction to the work of the Brazilian born director, reflecting on his impact on British film, and the thematic emphases of his work.


Elsewhere on BFI Live



  • Do the Right Thing
  • L'Atalante
  • Psycho
  • Separation