Imagine Brazil…
Now imagine yourself speaking fearlessly, like a local…

Welcome to the Brazilian Movie Club!

The Movie Club is:
→ An engaging and effective course.
→ That allows you to learn Portuguese.
→ By immersing yourself in the world of Brazilian cinema.

This unique program offers:
→ Group meetings that last approximately 90 minutes.
→ Bringing together a diverse group of learners and native Brazilians.
→ Who are eager to help you practice and improve your language skills.

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High Quality Courses

Say goodbye to feeling dissatisfied with your Portuguese studies and join us in this exciting movie course that will boost your confidence and fluency in Portuguese!

Each week, we explore a different Brazilian film, offering you a wide range of stories, genres, and cultural perspectives.

By watching these movies and engaging in group discussions, you will not only enhance your fluency but also develop other essential language abilities, such as listening comprehension, vocabulary expansion, and cultural awareness.

All Levels

No matter your proficiency, this course is tailored to your level, providing you with the right tools and resources to enhance your language learning journey.


Speaking Portuguese confidently, especially in group settings, can be a challenge for students, even after regular classes and occasional trips to Brazil. The ability to converse fluently in real-life situations is a crucial aspect of language proficiency. That's why our course goes beyond the traditional classroom setting to focus on practical communication skills.


Special Guests

You will have the opportunity to meet film actors, directors, and screenwriters, as well as analyze and ask questions directly to them!


You will not only learn the language but also have the opportunity to connect with Brazilians immersing yourself in various accents and colloquialisms. Discussion facilitators from diverse regions of Brazil.

Funcional Groups

The small group interaction is ideal for Easy & Safe language practice, including all the new words and expressions, as used by actors in the movies!


The film will focus class discussion, so that everyone's effort contributes to the common joint objective of language and cultural reinforcement.

Schedule 🗓️

Sundays 2 pm

February 18 – Depois a Louca Sou Eu
February 25 – Reação em Cadeia
March 03 – Amarração do Amor
March 10 – No Class
March 17 – Marighella
March 24 – Carlinhos e Carlão
March 31 – No Class
April 07 – A Menina Que Matou os Pais & O Menino Que Matou Meus Pais
April 14 – Papai é POP

Wednesdays 8:30 pm

February 21 – Depois a Louca Sou Eu
February 28 – Reação em Cadeia
March 06 – Amarração do Amor
March 13 – No Class
March 20 – Marighella
March 27 – Carlinhos e Carlão
April 03 – No Class
April 10 – A Menina Que Matou os Pais & O Menino Que Matou Meus Pais
April 17 – Papai é POP

Our meetings take place on Wednesdays: 8:30 pm and Sundays: 2 pm.
All in New York time, (Eastern Time – GMT-4).
Choose any class or time that suits you! 🕒

Course Features

What our students are saying


I loved the movie club because it was a nice way to improve my Portuguese. I learned new words, improved my listening skills and I got more confident in speaking!

Angelina - Germany


I have found the Movie Club excellent for learning Portuguese in a relaxed, yet natural environment, with the added bonus of absorbing more of Brazil’s rich culture and traditions. What I love most about the course is hearing how my fellow course mates and teachers interpret the movies, and also the possibility of occasionally meeting and talking to the artists behind the movies, be it directors, actors or screenwriters, and learning fun facts about the movies they made.

Daniel - Catalunya


Attending the Portuguese movie club was a wonderful experience. You will watch great movies and learn at the same time. I found that the movie vocabulary breakdown lessons to be extremely helpful in understanding vocabulary and cultural insights that you will not get from a text book. If you are serious about learning português and are on the fence, just take the plunge and sign up.

David Brown - USA

Money Back Guarantee!

Our Money Back Guarantee ensures that you have a risk-free trial period of one month. If, for any reason, you feel unsatisfied with the course within the first 30 days, we will refund your full payment, no questions asked. We are confident in the effectiveness of our program, and we want you to feel confident in your decision to learn Portuguese with us


One of the primary advantages of studying through movies is its multisensory approach.

Language acquisition goes far beyond memorizing vocabulary and grammar rules – it requires developing an in-depth knowledge of how words and phrases function within context.

Watching movies allows you to hear authentic spoken Portuguese, observe facial expressions, body language, and cultural cues.

This immersive experience creates strong neural connections in your brain, enabling you to internalize the language more effectively.

Over time, sounds that initially seemed like meaningless noise will start to make sense, and you will develop an ear for Portuguese pronunciation, intonation, and rhythm.

Movies provide language learners an immersive experience that exposes them to real Portuguese use and cultural subtleties.

Learners can easily get more used to the natural rhythms, intonations, and vocabulary of native speakers by viewing movies in Portuguese.

Additionally, they can learn more about the many cultures and traditions of nations that use Portuguese, which will benefit their overall language learning process.

For instance, seeing a Brazilian movie like “Cidade de Deus” (City of God) enables students to experience Rio de Janeiro’s colorful street culture, while watching a movie like “Brazil Station” gives them a look at the nation’s rich history and landscapes.

Language understanding and retention are significantly aided by this comprehensive exposure to real-life events and cultural settings.

The course is designed for learners of all levels, from beginners to advanced students. We provide different modules and exercises tailored to each level, ensuring that all students can participate and progress.

No prior knowledge is required. The course is designed to accommodate beginners who have little or no background in Portuguese or Brazilian culture. However, if you have some prior knowledge, it can be beneficial.

The full course lasts for 3 months, during which we watch 7 movies.

The course is designed for learners of all levels, from beginners to advanced students. We provide different modules and exercises tailored to each level, ensuring that all students can participate and progress.

Absolutely! The course encourages interaction and provides opportunities for students to engage with each other. Discussion forums, group activities, and collaborative projects are often included to foster a sense of community and facilitate language practice.

Absolutely! The course is open to participants from all around the world. As long as you have access to the internet, you can enroll and participate in the course from anywhere.

The course incorporates a combination of both contemporary and classic Brazilian films. This allows students to explore different eras, genres, and cultural references in Brazilian cinema.

The course aims to provide a well-rounded learning experience. While conversational skills are emphasized, there is also a focus on grammar instruction to help you develop a solid foundation in the language.

Absolutely! Completing the course is just the beginning of your language learning journey. Afterward, you can continue to practice and improve your Portuguese through additional resources, language exchange programs, or advanced courses.

Yes, cultural immersion is an integral part of the course. As you watch the films and engage in activities, you will gain insights into Brazilian culture, traditions, customs, and social dynamics.

Have a stable internet connection, access to Zoom meetings, a microphone, webcam, headset, and a quiet place to use during meetings

Currently, we use films that are available on Netflix and Prime Video in the American catalog. If a movie is not available in your country’s catalog, we recommend using a VPN or searching for the film on another video platform.

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