A Hora do Brasil and World Cinema Amsterdam present:
Brazilian Summer Sessions Docs
The Explosion of Tropicalism and the Counter Culture (60's - 70's)
This year Brazilian cinema will have the spotlight at the WORLD CINEMA AMSTERDAM. Next to a selection of feature films from a new and vibrant generation of Brazilian film makers, A HORA DO BRASIl foundation brings a program with 5 Brazilian music film documentaries that zoom in on the turbulent and inspiring scene of Brazilian music on the 60's and 70's, mainly targeting the Tropicália movement and its influences and repercussions for modern Brazilian music.
MARCELO MACHADO. 2011, Brazil, 87'
11 AUG 21:15 | 12 AUG 14:15
The film explores the Brazilian artistic movement known as Tropicália, and the strungle its artists endured to protect their right to freely express revolutionary thought against the violent repression of Brazilian government.
Raul: o Início, o Fim e o Meio (RAUL)
WALTER CARVALHO e EVALDO MOCARZEL. 2012, Brazil, 100'
11 AUG 15:45 | 12 AUG 18:30
The turbulent life of the creative, controversial and unforgettable Raul Seixas, the father of Brazilian Rock.
Filhos de João, o Admirável Mundo Novo Baiano
(SONS OF JOÃO, THE ADMIRABLE NEW BAIANO WORLD)
HENRIQUE DANTAS. 2009, Brazil, 75'
13 AUG 19:15 | 15 AUG 17:30
The influence of João Gilberto on the work of the innovative and revolutionary musical group Novos Baianos.
Os Doces Bárbaros
JOM TOB AZULAY. 1977, Brazil, 100'
13 AUG 21:15 | 17 AUG 17:30
Tour of the group Doces Bárbaros, recorded in 1976. Four of the biggest names in Brazilian music history: Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Maria Betânia and Gal Costa.
Vou Rifar Meu Coração (I'LL RAFFLE OFF MY HEART)
ANA RIEPER. 2011, Brazil, 76'
9 AUG 21:30 | 13 AUG 17:15
Brazilian romantic, sentimental and erotic imagery based on the works of composers of popular romantic music, genre know as 'brega' (cheesy).
Brazilian Party with DJ PAULO COSAC
11 AUG 23:00 | 17 AUG 23:00
Dance far into the night to the eclectic Brazilian rhythms full of swing from DJ Paulo Cosac.
All films will be screening at RIALTO THEATER, Ceintuurbaan 338, Amsterdam:
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