QuickLook @ CCBU | March 1, 2010 Edition
Gilberto Gil Wednesday, March 31st at 8 PM
The seven-time Grammy Award Winner now brings a fresh musical performance to South Florida where his acoustic interpretations are re-imagined. Alongside his son Bem Gil (guitars) and the super talented Jaques Morelenbaum (cellist/producer/conductor), The String Concert is sure to surprise, entertain, inspire, and sizzle.

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Miami International Film Festival - March 5-14
www.miamifilmfestival.com 305.405.MIFF
I TRAVEL BECAUSE I HAVE TO, I COME BACK BECAUSE I LOVE YOU (VIAJO PORQUE PRECISO, VOLTO PORQUE TE AMO) a film by Marcelo Gomes, Karim Ainouz, (Brazil, 75 min., 2009) Portuguese with English subtitles
A recently-separated geologist travels to isolated northeastern Brazil to assess water canal routes, only to find many places flooded and the locals gone. He begins to identify with the bleak emptiness he encounters and embarks on his own inner journey. Multiple winner at the 2009 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.
WED, March 10, 7:15 pm (Tower Theater); FRI, March 12, 9:00 pm (Regal South Beach)
HIGH-RISE (UM LUGAR AO SOL) A film by Gabriel Mascaro (Brazil, 73 min., 2009) Portuguese with English subtitles
A study of height, status and power, this fascinating documentary examines what it means to live luxuriously in povertyplagued Brazil. Through dialogues with penthouse owners in Rio de Janeiro, Recife and São Paulo, it explores the sociocultural mindset of the elite and the phenomenon of “verticalization” of the Brazilian cityscape.
SAT, March 6, 7:15 pm (Tower Theater); WED, March 10, 7:45 pm (Regal South Beach) East Coast Premiere
JEAN CHARLES a film by Henrique Goldman (Brazil/UK 93 min, 2009) English, Portuguese with English subtitles
Suicide bombers attacked London’s public transit system in July 2005 murdering 52. Paranoia then engulfed the city as police struggled to cope. Henrique Goldman’s third feature expertly recreates that summer’s tension and tells the story of Jean Charles de Menézes, a Brazilian misidentified as a terrorist and shot down by police.
SUN, March 7, 7:15 pm (Regal South Beach); FRI, March 12, 9:00 pm (Tower Theater); SUN, March 14, 9:15 pm (Regal South Beach) U.S. Premiere
BESOURO a film by João Daniel Tikhomiroff (Brazil 95 min 2009) Portuguese with English subtitles
One of the biggest Brazilian cinematic productions ever made, this martial arts action flick set in 1920s Bahia tells of a legendary capoeira fighter who uses his physical prowess and the power of his animist religion to battle harsh conditions which, even post-abolition, plague the black population of northern Brazil.
SUN, March 7, 9:00 pm (Tower Theater); SAT, March 13, 4:15 pm (Regal South Beach) North American Premiere
DAWSON, ISLA 10 (A Brazil co-production.) a film by Miguel Littin (Chile/ Brazil/Venezuela, 117 min, 2009) Spanish with English subtitles
After the 1973 Chilean coup that deposed Salvador Allende and brought Augusto Pinochet to power, former members of Allende’s cabinet are imprisoned on Dawson Island, the world’s southernmost concentration camp. Veteran filmmaker Miguel Littin follows the ordeal of these men who are determined to survive and impart history with their testimony.
SAT, March 6, 4:00 pm (Regal South Beach); SAT, March 13, 9:00 pm (Tower Theater); SUN, March 14, 5:00 pm (Cosford UM) East Coast Premiere
Get ready: BOTEQUIM CULTURAL is coming in March
A series of 4 casual talks by Gene de Souza (host of the weekly Brazilian music program on FM 88.9) about four great Brazilian composers with the very special participation of award winning singer Rose Max and guitar player Ramatis Morais. Dates and venue to be announced soon!
Caetano Veloso - Zii e Zie Tour April 20
The Rhythm Foundation presents
Caetano Veloso - zii e zie Tour
Tuesday, April 20th, 8PM
Fillmore Miami Beach
1700 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach 33139
Tickets on sale through LiveNation.com or
Fillmore box office.
Cultural Information
The Feijoada organized by CCBU on Saturday, Feb.20 was a delicious opportunity for Valeria Sorrentino, Diretor of Programming of the Miami International Film Festival (March 4-15, 201) to talk about the excellent Brazilian films that will participate in this year's festival. A lively group of CCBU members and friends was hosted at BOTEQUIM CARIOCA, by its owner, the Miami restaurateur veteran, Julio Queiroz.

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Valeria Sorrentino, MIFF's Director of Programming with sons Bruno and Luca

Paulo Ehlers and Maria do Carmo Fulfaro

Goretti, Valeria and Denise

Joao Reinhardt, Maria Ines Dal Borgo and Ana Reinhardt

Julio Queiroz and Chef Antonio Augusto Mello
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