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Brazil Film Festival: Terra Vermelha (Birdwatcher)

Shot over 10 weeks in 2007, “Birdwatchers” focuses on a group of Guaraní-Kaiowá as they attempt to reclaim their land from a local farmer. While birdwatching tourists enjoy the attentions of a wealthy cattle rancher, the Guaraní-Kaiowá eke out a precarious existence, laboring on sugar cane plantations and living in a shabby squatter settlement.  The film courageously documents the contradictory lives of the Guaraní-Kaiowá, who appear engaging in age-old traditions in one moment, but in the next listening to techno music while consuming potent Brazilian rum as an intoxicant.

Thursday, July 19 at 7:00pm

Performing Arts Building, Room 101 777 Glades Road

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