Film: The Burning Season
February 23, 2017
The real-life story of Chico Mendes, the Brazilian rubber tapper, union leader, and environmental activist whose relentless campaigning against the exploitation and destruction of the rainforest led to his assassination in 1990 by ranchers opposed to his activism. Presented as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series.
1994; directed by John Frankenheimer; English; 123 minutes; rated R.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show