Wednesday, May 03, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409
UCLA James Bridges Theater
About the film: Originally from Bahia and considered today one of the most globalized musical movements in the world, Axé is a musical rhythm that carries in its essence a good part of all the musical and cultural syncretism of Bahia. The documentary brings together interviews and archive images outlining the birth of Axe.
“Axé: Music of a People it’s a trip through Brazilian most popular musical genre in the history of the nation.” – IMDb
Q&A with film director Chico Kertész following the film screening.
1h 45min | In Portuguese with English subtitles
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Sponsor(s): Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Consulate General of Brazil- Los Angeles, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Brazilian Digital Channel International, UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies