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CANCELLED - Film: Brasileirinho

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
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Dir. Mika Kaurismäki, Finland | Brazil | Switzerland, 2005, 90 minutes

Choro (meaning cry or lament), is a genre of popular urban Brazilian music which blends European melodies and African rhythms, emblematic of the country’s complex cultural identity. This documentary tells the music’s history, alongside soulful performances by contemporary artists who are keeping the tradition alive.

Thursday, September 13, 4 p.m. Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
Friday, September 14, 3 & 7:30 p.m. Ukrop Auditorium

Thursday afternoon intro and discussion led by Andy McGraw, Associate Professor of Music, and Trio Brasiliero.

This International Film Series (IFS) showing is part of a collaboration between University of Richmond International Education, Boatwright Memorial Library’s Media Resource Center and the Global Music Series.

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