The call is open to artists and cultural makers from all over the national territory. For this edition, Audiovisual will be the language chosen for the participants' research. Proposals will be selected that think, experiment and intend the image and sound in their breadth of creation.
The fifth edition of Quelly – National Gender and Sexuality Film Festival will take place from June 1st to 3rd, with works that will address sexuality and the LGBTQIPA+ black experience in the audiovisual. They will be films by young filmmakers that portray themes such as Afrofuturism, Ancestry, Religiosity, Land Occupation, Fashion and the Ballroom Scene. It is curated by George Pedrosa and produced by Josh Baconi and Gabriel Marques, from Kasarán Filmes.
Officially founded in May 1986, Sociedade Recreativa Flor do Samba took its first steps in the Três Coração neighborhood in Areia Branca, municipality of Cururupu (MA) as a “Carnival Ox”, animating Momo’s festivities in the early 70s, and later becoming the Flor do Samba carnival block. In the following years, the block was transformed into a Samba School. Composed of men, women, young people and children from the community itself, Flor do Samba de Cururupu will perform with its Brave ...
Ministry of Culture, Vale and Vale Maranhão Cultural Center present “Beyond the Shores”.
First shown at ExpoDubai 2020, the exhibition brings together works by photographers Pierre Verger, Walter Firmo, Marcel Gautherot, Elza Lima, Maureen Bisilliat, Ronney Alano and Christian Knepper, from personal collections from the Moreira Sales Institute and the Pierre Verger Foundation, and three videos by artist Cao Guimarães from Minas Gerais.
The photographs portray the popular daily life of Brazilian communities in relation to the landscape in which they live, and highlight popular work as the source of the origin of culture. It is curated by Gabriel Gutierrez.
The Ministry of Culture, Vale and Vale Maranhão Cultural Center invite the opening of the exhibition Renounce/Mobi on February 14th at 19:00.
The unprecedented exhibition presents an overview of the work of the photographer Mobi from Maranhão. There are 300 photographs that document the city of São Luís from the 60s to the 2000s, based on three narrative lines: the official city, the marginal city, and the popular agents that inhabit and transform urban spaces. The exhibition also includes an unpublished documentary directed by filmmaker Beto Matuck. It is curated by Gabriel Gutierrez.
Resign/Mobi will run until June 3, 2023.