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.