Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Brazil on Tour Film Festival

September 16th, 2010 - September 19th, 2010

Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center
1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans


Thursday, September 16 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • HISTORIAS DE AMOR DURAM APENAS 90 MINUTOS by Paulo Halm (2009) In this romantic comedy Zeca is a young writer who lives in deep inactivity and cannot find a way to finish his novel. Everything seems to change, though, when he starts to suspect that his beautiful and well-established wife Julia is cheating on him – with another woman. 90 minutes. Admission $7 or free with Tulane ID.
Friday, September 17 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • CARTOLAMUSICA PARA OS OLHOS by Lírio Ferreira & Hilton Lacerda (2007) A documentary about the life and times of one of the most prominent Brazilian samba composers: Cartola (Angenor de Oliveira). 88 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.
Saturday, September 18 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • SE NADA MAIS DER CERTO by José Eduardo Belmonte (2008) Leo is an insolvent journalist who meets Marcin, an ambiguous girl involved with drugs, who introduces him to Wilson, a taxi driver about to lose his cab. In desperation, they come together to successfully commit a robbery and gradually become involved with a life of crime, and each other. 120 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.
Sunday, September 19 @ 7:00 p.m.
  • TAMBORO by Sergio Bernardes (2009) A documentary that addresses Brazil‘€™s main social and environmental issues. The deforestation of the Amazon, land disputes and mushrooming urban slums and crime are projected in a mural-like panorama of our civilization. From Monte Roraima to Aparados da Serra, the film journeys throughout Brazil to bring us surprising images of the country. 90 minutes. Admission $7 or $5 with Tulane ID.

Presented by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University and the Consulate General Brazil, Houston and the Zeitgeist.


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Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

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Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.