New York City-based Cinelimite Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit media arts organization dedicated to exhibiting, distributing, and restoring repertory Brazilian Cinema. The underlying goal behind our work is to create opportunities for cultural exchange between the U.S. and Brazil.

There are countless pearls throughout Brazilian cinema history that are just waiting to be discovered by international audiences – our mission is to make that a reality. Cinelimite provides an free online platform for newly translated classic Brazilian films, while providing engaging supplementary material such as written essays, video essays, interviews, lists, and special live events.


William Plotnick

Executive Director

Gustavo Menezes

Associate Director / Lead Translator

Matheus Pestana

Director of Programming

Laura Batitucci

Archival Director / Director of The Brazilian Film Restoration Initiative

Madeline Plotnick

Web Designer / Creative Direction