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Bruna Surfistinha ("Little Surfer Girl") (2011)

A film inspired by true events, with a special appearance by director Marcus Baldini

Wednesday, March 07, 2012
7:30 PM
James Bridges Theater
Melnitz Hall 1409

Inspired by the memoir O Doce Veneno Do Escorpião (The Scorpion's Sweet Poison) by Raquel Pacheco, the film tells the story of a young girl who rebels against her upper-class family by moving out and becoming a call girl. She starts a blog about her racy exploits under the pen name “Bruna Surfistinha," attracts the attention of Brazilian media and television and becomes a national celebrity.

109 minutes | In Portuguese with English Subtitles

Advisory: Film contains strong sexual content

A Q&A with director Marcus Baldini will follow the screening.

Watch the trailer:



Teaser Oficial - Bruna Surfistinha [HD] from TvZERO on Vimeo.

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Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: Bruna-ad-zs5.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies, Consulate General of Brazil - Los Angeles

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