Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: FILM: BloomScreen and TransAfrica present "Rhythmic Uprising" at BloomBars this TUES, Nov 27th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm, All ages, by donation

Tuesday, November 27th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
All ages, by donation, $10 suggested, please donate as you are able
Free popcorn and refreshments provided 

In honor of Zumbi, and Black Consciousness Month in Brazil, BloomBars and TransAfrica present a screening of Rhythmic Uprising (view trailer)
(Insurreição Rítmica)(2008, 65 min), by Ben Watkins, co-produced by Paulo Rogrio Nunes – looks beyond the Carnaval celebrations to show how local cultural leaders are using Afro-Brazilian performing arts to fight racism, social exclusion and inequality in Bahia, Brazil.

After the screening, there will be a Q&A with African-American author and activist, Clarence Lusane; DC-based, Brazilian dance instructor & performer, Zezeh Brazil; and Afro-Brazilian media professional, activist and film producer, Paulo Rogerio Nunes (from Brazil, via Skype).

This film presentation is made possible thanks to a collaboration with TransAfrica – the oldest and largest African American human rights and social justice advocacy organization promoting diversity and equity in the foreign policy arena and justice for the African World.
3222 11th St, NW
Metro: Columbia Heights, walk north on 14th and turn right on Kenyon, left on 11th

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