Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Brazil on Tour Film Festival

September 16th, 2010 - September 19th, 2010

Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center
1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans


Thursday, September 16 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • HISTORIAS DE AMOR DURAM APENAS 90 MINUTOS by Paulo Halm (2009) In this romantic comedy Zeca is a young writer who lives in deep inactivity and cannot find a way to finish his novel. Everything seems to change, though, when he starts to suspect that his beautiful and well-established wife Julia is cheating on him – with another woman. 90 minutes. Admission $7 or free with Tulane ID.
Friday, September 17 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • CARTOLAMUSICA PARA OS OLHOS by Lírio Ferreira & Hilton Lacerda (2007) A documentary about the life and times of one of the most prominent Brazilian samba composers: Cartola (Angenor de Oliveira). 88 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.
Saturday, September 18 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • SE NADA MAIS DER CERTO by José Eduardo Belmonte (2008) Leo is an insolvent journalist who meets Marcin, an ambiguous girl involved with drugs, who introduces him to Wilson, a taxi driver about to lose his cab. In desperation, they come together to successfully commit a robbery and gradually become involved with a life of crime, and each other. 120 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.
Sunday, September 19 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • TAMBORO by Sergio Bernardes (2009) A documentary that addresses Brazil‘€™s main social and environmental issues. The deforestation of the Amazon, land disputes and mushrooming urban slums and crime are projected in a mural-like panorama of our civilization. From Monte Roraima to Aparados da Serra, the film journeys throughout Brazil to bring us surprising images of the country. 90 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.

Presented by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University and the Consulate General Brazil, Houston and the Zeitgeist.