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FILM EXHIBIT: Celebrating Portuguese Language Day May 15, 16 and 17

  • Embassy of Brazil - Auditorium 3006 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

The Embassy of Brazil will be screening films from Brazil, Cabo Verde and Portugal, on May 15, 16 and 17, to celebrate the 2018 Portuguese Language Day.

Tuesday, May 15, 5:30 pm
THE WELL BELOVED ONE – Brazil ("O Bem Amado")
Elected mayor of the small city of Sucupira, after an unfortunate situation, Odorico plans to open the city cemitery to end his term on good terms with people from the town. The only problem is that nobody passes away and Odorico is determined to find a corpse to inaugurate the cemetery.

Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 pm
NAPUMOCENO'S WILL - Cabo Verde ("O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno")
Napumoceno, the most successful businessman in the Cabo Verde archipelago, is an ambitious, clever opportunist, known during his time as a “single for eternity". However, he is then discovered by his illegitimate daughter.

Thursday, May 17, 5:30 pm
A TALKING PICTURE – Portugal ("Um Filme Falado")
Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. The movie takes us on a journey with a university teacher and her little daughter experiencing different cultures and civilizations.

Limited capacity.
Admission is free.

Embassy of Brazil - Auditorium
3006 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, D.C .