QuickLook @ CCBU | June 16, 2016

20th Brazilian Film Festival of Miami
“O Que é Isso Companheiro”/Four Days in September
Thursday, June 16
Special Screening

“O Que é Isso Companheiro”/Four Days in September de Bruno Barreto, 1997 - Concorrente ao Oscar de melhor filme estrangeiro; Oscar Nominated best foreign film in 1998. Thriller / 110 mins / 1997

O jornalista Fernando (Pedro Cardoso) e seu amigo César (Selton Mello) abraçam a luta armada contra a ditadura militar no final da década de 60. Os dois alistam num grupo guerrilheiro de esquerda. Em uma das ações do grupo militante, César é ferido e capturado pelos militares. Fernando então planeja o sequestro do embaixador dos Estados Unidos no Brasil, Charles Burke Elbrick (Alan Arkin), para negociar a liberdade de César e de outros companheiros presos.

It is a fictional version of the 1969 kidnapping of the United States Ambassador to Brazil, Charles Burke Elbrick, by members of Revolutionary Movement 8th October (MR-8) and Ação Libertadora Nacional (ALN).

Internationally, the film was nominated for many awards, including Best Foreign Language Film. Brazil entered it into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival. Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the American ambassador in Brazil and ask for the release of fifteen political prisoners in exchange for his life.

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The Miami - Rio Connection: 
Emergency Medical Services During Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The dinner and talk with Dr. Antonio Marttos Jr, Manager of Emergency Medical Services and Multiple Casualty Incident Response, organized by the Centro Cultural Brasil USA was a great success. CCBU members and friends who completely filled the special room at Fogo de Chão Restaurant on Friday, June 10, came to listen to Dr. Marttos, head of the team of doctors who will attend to the emergency medical needs of athletes, dignitaries, VIP and public participating at the Rio Olympics, using state-of-the-art telemedicine. (read more)

Telemedicine allows a two-way, real time interactive communication between the patient in Rio and the physician in Miami. In a fascinating lecture, Dr. Marttos explained how telemedicine works and how an injured athlete in Rio will receive state-of-the-art medical care directly from Miami, or from his/her doctor in another country.

Besides enjoying the presentation, the many Brazilians attending the event experienced felt proud that the physician leading all this process is a Brazilian, one of the 62 Brazilian faculty members of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

TOP LINE: 1) Lea Ferencz Reid, Gloria Johnson, Dr. Antonio Marttos Jr., Maria Ines Dal Borgo and Adriana Sabino. 2) Dr. Antonio Marttos Jr., Chris e Amanda Delboni4294 - Adriana Sabino, President of CCBU and Dr. Antonio Marttos Jr. 4) Elaine Van der Put, Helen and Francisco Barros. MIDDLE LINE: 1) Gloria Johnson trying a high tech bandage 2) Gonzado Dal Borgo, Maria Inês Dal Borgo, Ivonete Leite e Amelia Cohn. 3) Denise Johnson. 4) Ana e Antonio Adolfo Saboia

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