[Brazil at Harvard] Brazilian Film Series - Saudade Do Futuro - TONIGHT
DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program - Brazil-related events, conferences, research, classes and cultural activities.
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Tue Apr 20 16:47:22 EDT 2010
*The Brazil Studies Program at Harvard's David Rockefeller Center for
Latin American Studies presents*
Brazilian Film Series
*Saudade Do Futuro* (2006)
Directed by Cesar Paes
This award-winning documentary tells the story of the cantadores, folk
singers from the more underprivileged northeastern regions of Brazil,
who land in the metropolis of São Paulo in search of better lives, fame
and fortune. As the group performs, we learn about their everyday lives
and struggles, including everything from their financial status to
religious beliefs and personal relationships. The rhythm of one of the
largest cities in the world, featuring the unique sounds of forró and
repentismo, is brought to life through their stories and songs.
*Tuesday, April 20*
TSAI Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street
Marcio Siwi, msiwi at fas.harvard.edu
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