By Rodrigo Brandão Born in Campo Grande, Brazil, near the Bolivian and Paraguayan borders, Marcos Antonio Gouvêa learned to cook from his parents, gourmands of Portuguese/Mediterranean descent, as well as from other members of his extended family, all of whom introduced him to specialty dishes from all over Brazil. Now… Read More →
Criolo, also known as Criolo Doido, was born Kleber Cavalcante Gomes in 1975 in Santa Amaro and raised in Graujú, São Paulo, Brasil. His latest album, Nó na Orelha is a masterpiece which clearly demonstrates all of Criolos musical influences and his gift for storytelling.
New York-based filmmakers David Barba & James Pellerito have been following Brazilian dancer Marcelo Gomes for the past two years. They’ve shot footage of Mr. Gomes in Rio de Janeiro, Manaus (his birthplace), California, Ukraine, Denmark and Greece, and are hoping to finish a documentary about this established dancer by the end of the year.
This round-table discussion was presented as part of Premiere Brazil!, the annual collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art and the Rio International Film Festival.
In this exclusive interview, Ilda Santiago remembers the first year of Premiere Brazil!, and talks about how the festival evolved in its first decade.
Julia Murat’s directorial debut Found Memories (2012) is a fascinating fable about a young photographer who arrives in the village of Jotuomba, where time seems to have stopped.