Cinema Tropical presents its new film series MUSIC+FILM BRAZIL, celebrating one of the world’s most vibrant musical cultures. This series is programmed by Mary Jane Marcasiano and will be exhibited at Symphony Space, in New York.
This film recreates Tim Maia’s life, from his teen years till the peak of his career, when he scored dozens of top hits and achieved the status of one of the most popular and beloved stars of the Brazilian music scene.
When: Tue, April 4th @7pm
Axé: Canto do povo de um lugar
A history of Axé music—a popular music style from Northeastern Brazil that combines African, Caribbean, and Brazilian elements—with interviews with Brazilian musical artists.
When: Sun, April 9th @5pm
Composer and singer Martinho da Vila is our charismatic guide in this film, celebrating the most iconic of Brazilian musical styles.
When: Sun, April 9th @7:30pm
André Midani – An Insider’s Story of Brazilian Music
Based on the autobiography of legendary music industry executive André Midani, this film explores Brazilian music through the lens of his five-decade career.
When: Mon, April 10th @7pm
Olho Nu (Naked Eye)
Olho Nu explores Brazilian countertenor Ney Matogrosso’s artistic universe with archival footage and contemporary interviews.
When: Tue, April 11th @7pm