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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Lecture: "NGO-Action: Rio's Non-Profits in Music and Film"

Tue, November 30, 2010 • 3:30 PM • Music Recital Hall, MRH 2.610

Paul Sneed, University of Kansas, will draw upon his experiences researching contemporary Brazilian movies and music, as well as creating short documentary works on life in Rocinha.  He will focus on the representation of NGOs in contemporary Brazilian film and on the role of well-known figures like rapper MV Bill in raising consciousness about the challenges facing residents of Rio's favela communites.

For more information, contact Joshua Tucker.

Sponsored by: Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Butler School of Music, LLILAS

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