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2018 Brazil Week @Leiden

  • data:19/11 - 22/11
  • locatie:Universiteit Leiden

Brazil Week @Leiden University 

PROGRAMME

Monday 19th November
Trip to watch the documentary THE TRIAL (dir. Maria Augusta Ramos, 2018) 
The documentary follows the contentious process of impeachment of Brazil’s first woman president Dilma Rousseff in 2016.
De Munt (Amsterdam), 16:45-19:25pm
Tickets: idfa.nl

Tuesday 20th November
17.15-19hs. – Spanish Steps at BAIS
Film + Q&A: THE AESTHETICS OF RESISTANCE IN THE AFRO-BRAZILIAN DIASPORA: 
SCREENING THE DOCUMENTARY THE RAINBOW HOUSE WOMAN
Q&A with director Prof. Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho (Unicamp, Brazil)

Spanish Steps at BAIS (Wijnhaven Building, Turfmarkt 99, Campus the Hague)
Film with English subs. (followed by drinks) 

THE FILM: A poetic documentary about the history and life of Mãe Dango, a priestess of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé de Angola from the city of Hortolândia, São Paulo State, Brazil. She is the bearer and diffuser of the banto legacy, and has become a symbol of the fight against racism, religious intolerance and the end of poverty. Faith, resistance, beauty and community affections are the strong values related to her figure.
Documentary /Country Brazil /Year 2017/ Running Time 23min.

Wednesday 21st November
13:15-15hs, Room Wijkplaats 4/005 (Leiden)
TALK: ‘Entender o Brasil Hoje através do Audiovisual: Afroperspectivismo, Identidades e Resistência’ 
By Prof. Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho (Unicamp, Brazil)
In Portuguese

How can we understand and make sense of Brazil’s current political and social situation? This talk probes some of the current issues through the lens of the country’s audiovisual production, taking the question of race as key to unlocking some its most challenging questions.
Talk followed by discussion. (Interventions in English also welcome)

Room Wijkplaats 4/005 is in the Witte Singel Complex, near University Library, Leiden.

Wed. 21st 16:30-17:45
Lipsius (Leiden), room 2.33 
Brazilian music event: A Journey from Bossa Nova to Contemporary Music 

Come and enjoy the best of Brazilian music with the great Brazilian singer and songwriter Andrew Laureth. 
Just listen or sing along!
Drinks and snacks provided.

Thursday 22nd November
17hs – Lipsius 0.03 (Leiden)
Panel: The Presidential Elections in Brazil and Mexico 2018: What have we Learned? 
With: Prof. Ed Amann (Leiden); Prof. Raymond Buve (Leiden); Dr José Carlos Gomez Aguiar (Leiden); Prof. Ester Limonad (UFF, Brazil), Dr Randal Sheppard (Leiden).

Closing cocktail for the 2018 Brazil Week @Leiden – Faculty Club (Leiden): 19-20hs.