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This edition: Ganga Zumba





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Episode Details

(1963/Brazil, 99 min., b&w, drama)
Dir.: Carlos Diegues. Cast: Antonio Pitanga, Jorge Coutinho, Léa Garcia, Luisa Maranhao.
This account of the first American slave revolt-Brazil, 1641-relates the political coming of age of Antao, who escapes bondage on a sugar plantation and assumes his destiny as heir to the kingdom of Palmares and the title Ganga Zumba. Distributor: New Yorker Films. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Discussion follows with Gregory Rabassa.

Guest List

Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of film studies, City College of New York

Gregory Rabassa

  • The Spanish Gardener
  • Sunday, July 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 12:00am
  • Uniform
  • Saturday, July 28 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, July 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 12:00am
  • Dam Street (Hong Yan)
  • Saturday, August 4 - 9:00pm
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  • Saturday, August 11 - 12:00am
  • Stolen Life (Shen Si Jie)
  • Saturday, August 11 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 18 - 12:00am
  • Luxury Car
  • Saturday, August 18 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 19 - 9:00pm