Monthly Archives: September 2012

(En)chanted Word (Palavra (En)cantada) at the 6th annual Brazilian Film Week, Washington, D.C.

(En)chanted Word (Palavra (En)cantada) 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street This wonderful documentary by Helena Solberg traces the history of Brazilian music during the last half-century through … Continue reading

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We’re together (Estamos Juntos). At the 6th annual Brazilian Film Festival.

We’re together (Estamos Juntos). 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street Leandra Leal gives a strong performance as Carmem, a physician in training at a São Paulo hospital … Continue reading

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Listen to a recording of Bernard Kripkee’s interview about The Barbosa Legacy on WTBQ in Warwick, NY.

Bernard Kripkee is the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio.  The live interview aired on WTBQ at 7:05 a.m. on October 4, 2012.  You can listen to a recording of it here: BK interview with WTBQ.  (Unfortunately, a … Continue reading

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Where Is Happiness? (Onde Está a Felicidade?) — At the 6th annual Brazilian Film Week

Where Is Happiness? (Onde Está a Felicidade?) 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street In this very silly comedy, played at a high pitch of ridiculousness, Theodora, the … Continue reading

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Bernard Kripkee’s interview with Shelley Irwin of WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI about The Barbosa Legacy will air around 10:45 a.m. on October 2 or October 9.

Shelley Irwin of WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI, taped an interview with Bernard Kripkee about The Barbosa Legacy and Brazil.  Bernard Kripkee is the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio.   You can listen to it here.

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The sixth annual Brazilian Film Week in Washington, D.C. starts on September 28, 2012 at the E Street Cinema.

Brazilian Film Week is sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy.  Details are available here.  The E Street Cinema is located at 555 11th Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.  Brazilian Film week will continue through October 4, 2012.  Admission is free.  All … Continue reading

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In Brazil: The Poor Get Richer Faster

An article in Forbes states that income inequality is decreasing in Brazil, in contrast to the United States where the distribution of incomes is becoming more unequal.  The Brazilian statistic reflects a rapid rise in average income for the least … Continue reading

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