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Screening of the Film Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro)

October 8 from 7:00 pm–9:30 pm

The Massasoit Film Society, in collaboration with the Massasoit Library, proudly present a screening of Black Orpheus on Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m. A visually stunning interpretation of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus) recreates its tale in the 20th century favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The film is in Brazilian Portuguese with English subtitles and runs 140 minutes. For a link to participate, email Pelin Kadercan at

With lush photography, exquisite landscapes and a vibrant bossa nova soundtrack, this romantic fantasy guides us through a Carnival of yesteryear. A landmark international production upon its release, the film, and its music, have left indelible marks within popular culture.

The Massasoit Film Society is a diverse, faculty-driven coalition that aims to promote global awareness and multiculturalism in cinema to the greater Massasoit community. All Massasoit students, faculty and staff, friends, and families are welcome.

Accommodation Statement

Massasoit Community College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions related to access for this event, please contact Pelin Kadercan in advance of your participation or visit.


October 8
7:00 pm–9:30 pm




The Massasoit Film Society