Dir. Asif Kapadia. 2010, 106 mins. DCP. With Ayrton Senna. To celebrate Brazilian Independence Day, the Museum presents a special screening of Asif Kapadia’s rousing, deeply compelling documentary. Senna recounts the extraordinary life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racer, Ayrton Senna, who won the Formula 1 world championship three times and succumbed to an untimely death at the age of 34. The racing scenes, many filmed from Senna’s viewpoint with an on-car camera, are thrilling.
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