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A 2012 Brazilian drama film by director Cao Hamburger

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409
James Bridges Theater

In 1940’s Brazil, three young brothers decided to live the adventure of a lifetime. The Villas-Boas Brothers, Orlando, Claudius and Leonardo, enlist in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition and depart on a mission to tame Central Brazil. As they cross the Rio das Mortes, they are soon thrust into the leadership roles of their enterprise. They find themselves engaging in the defense of the indigenous and their diverse cultures, and recording everything in a journal along the way, thus literally writing history as they go. In recounting the saga of the brothers, Xingu illustrates the struggle for the creation of the Xingu National Park and for the salvation of the resident tribes that turned the Villas-Boas brothers into Brazilian heroes.

102 minutes | In Portuguese with English Subtitles

Watch the trailer:

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Cost : Free and open to the public. Please note seating is limited. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis one hour prior to film start time at the theater box office.


Download file: 1-9-13-Xingu-yg-3gk.pdf

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

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