Saturday, 28 June 2008

Documentary on Mestre Russo

O Zelador (12A)
Directed by Daren Bartlett
Brazil, 2007, 83m documentary

Special screening to celebrate the UK DVD release

The film explores the life of Meste Russo who lives with his family in the intimidating Baixada Fluminense neighbourhood. At an early age Russo discovered the value of capoeira. The music, physical agility, self-defence and philosophy of this Afro-Brazilian cultural manifestation help him endure a life fraught with poverty and danger.

Date Thu 3 Jul
Venue Riverside Studios, Crisp Rd, Hammersmith, W6 9RL
Time 8.50pm
Tickets £7.50 (£6.50 concs.) for double bill

Bookings 020 8237 1111

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