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

Film Screening: ''Girl Beat: Power of the Drum'' and ''Cidade das Mulheres''

Fri, March 21, 2008 • 7:00 PM • MEZ 0.306

Girl Beat profiles of members of Banda Didá, an all-girl drumming and vocal group in Salvador, Brazil who derive a sense of empowerment from their ancestors' slave background.

Cidade das Mulheres documents the matriarchal system of Candomble, and Afro-Brazilian religion practiced in Salvador, Brazil.

Discussion with Projeto Didá's Executive Director Viviam de Jesus Queiros and Artistic Director Neguinho do Samba to follow. Featured as part of the UT-Didá Project. Free and open to the public.

For more info., contact Natalie Arsenault at 512.232.2404.

Sponsored by: LLILAS, Performing Arts Center, School of Music, Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University, Cine Las Americas Media Arts Center

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