Sun, 17 Sep10 am
Brazilian Cultural Festival 2023
Film Screenings & Performances – Science Fiction(s)
The annual Brazilian Cultural Festival Vienna in cooperation with the Sociedade Austro Brasileira de Educação e Cultura PAPAGAIO (Austrian-Brazilian educational and cultural association) is also dedicated to science fiction and presents a rich cultural programme with the theme "Brazil of tomorrow". Live activities with music, dance, visual arts, literature and cinema will convey Brazil's view of the future, inspired by two great writers, the Brazilian Jorge Amado and the Austrian Stefan Zweig.
The 11th Brazilian Cultural Festival Vienna is organised by the Austrian-Brazilian educational and cultural association PAPAGAIO in cooperation with the Weltmuseum Wien. The festival is accompanied by a virtual programme on www.festivalculturaldobrasil.org.
Duration: 420 min.
Meeting place: Hall of Columns
Film Screenings & Discussion in the WMW Forum - Escrevivências e Brasilidades
Start 10.30 a.m.
Age rating from 16 years
curated by Edileuza Penha & Marcus Vinicius de Mesquita
Screenings of 7 Brazilian short films (Original with English subtitles)
- Santa Catarina
A Morte Branca do Feiticeiro Negro / 10 Min.
Director: Rodrigo Ribeiro
Distopia / 10:32 Min.
Director: Lilih Curi
Manaus Hot City / 13:24 Min.
Director: Rafael Ramos
- Distrito Federal
Vulnerabilia / 18 Min.
Directors: Luiz Maceo and Venus Venancio da Costa (Venus Cyclone)
- Mato Grosso
A Velhice Ilumina o Vento / 20 Min.
Director: Juliana Segóvia
Os últimos Romanticos do Mundo / 20 Min.
Director: Henrique Arruda
Heroica Dreams / 7:40 Min.
Director: Marvin Pereira
Followed by presentations by & panel discussion with:
- Prof. Edileuza Penha (Universidade de Brasília – UNB): On the relevance of the Brazilian audiovisual media.
- Prof. Renato Alvim (California State University Stanislau, Department of Modern Languages):
Lore – Tradition: Handed Down Futures and Afro-Brazilian Narratives.
- Prof. André Lúcio Bento (Expert in Afro-Brazilian culture): The "Baobás" from Brasília – the origin of African culture in the Brazilian capital.
- Dr. Marcos de Brum Lopes: To Brazil and back a few times – Mario Baldi and his photo collection.
- Moderation: Felipe Moris
Performances in the Hall of Columns
Start 2.30 pm
- Opening with Claudia Augustat (Weltmuseum Vienna) & Vanessa Noronha Tölle (Association PAPAGAIO), Marcos de Brum Lopes (Brazilian Museum Institute)
- Brazilian national anthem played on the berimbau / Vem Camará
- Show Capoeira with Vem Camará under the direction of Mestre Paçoca
- Presentation "Eu Atlântico" / Clélia Ramos (Grupo Um Que de Negritude)
- Futuristic dialogue "Eu Antlântico": Stefan Zweig & Jorge Amado - Brazil, a country of the future?
- Dance Baianá - Association PAPAGAIO
- Maculelê - Vem Camará
- Tanz für die Orixás / Um Que de Negritude
4 pm Live music
- Ode to Nanã - Célia Mara
- Batalá Austria