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Iracema: Uma transa amazônica

Screening of Brazilian film "Iracema" (1976). Directed by Jorge Bodanzky and Orlando Senna.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Young Research Library
Presentation Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095

In the 70's, Iracema, a fifteen year old prostitute meets truck driver Sebastião, a.k.a. "Tião Brazil Grande", and travels with him along the Amazon Forest through the Transamazônica, the longest Brazilian highway recently built by the military government to bring development to the area settling landless peasants. Through their journey, one can see the devastating impacts of deforestation in the Amazonian region.

Parking is Available in Structure 3 for $8.00


Cost : Free and Open to the Public

DilianaPeregrina
(310)825-4571
www.international.ucla.edu/lac/
dperegri@ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute

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