Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

LAGO Graduate Student Conference Film Screening & Pachanga

October 29th, 2010
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Freeman Auditorium and Woodward Walk Breezeway
Woldenberg Art Center
Tulane University

Film Screening: Favela Rising
29 October
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center
3:30 PM – followed by a Q&A with Afro-Reggae co-founder Anderson Sá

This powerful film traces the grassroots efforts of Anderson Sá and his group Afro-Reggae in the favelas of Brazil. Once a drug trafficker, Anderson Sá is now a powerful agent of change who is trying re-direct the youth of the favela towards a better future through music and the veneration of African cultural heritage.

29 October
Woodward Walk Breezeway
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
featuring music by DJ Sereia
sponsored by TULASO

For full schedule information for the LAGO Graduate Student Conference, please visit: Agents of Change: Resistance and Resilience in Latin America.