” Visually captivating! A love letter to the bossa nova movement while at the same time looks into the murder of a musician. An intriguing hybrid in all sorts of ways.”
– Chris Willman, Variety

A New York music journalist goes on a quest to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenorio Jr.

A celebratory origin story of the world-renowned Latino musical movement Bossa Nova, They Shot The Piano Player captures a fleeting time bursting with creative freedom at a turning point in Latin American history in the 60s and 70s, just before the continent was engulfed by totalitarian regimes.

In English, Spanish and Portuguese with English subtitles
Directors: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal (Spain 2023) 103 min.

$14. General | $10.50 Seniors & Youth | $8.50 CAFILM members