From Brazil “Socrates” a bittersweet story about willpower and what it is you can do when the deck’s stacked against you

"Socrates" was executive-produced by Fernando Meirelles
Christian Malheiros, Tales Ordakji and Caio Martinez Pacheco
Directed by Alexandre Moratto

Brazilian-American filmmaker Alexandre Moratto’s “Socrates” is his first feature length film. It was produced by the Querô Institute of Brazil, co-written, produced, and acted by people ranging in age from sixteen to twenty. These young film makers come from low-income communities and they received support from UNICEF. This story revolves around a fifteen year-old named Socrates who finds ... more >