The 5pm Post – From the Events Calendar, PoP Picks…

by Prince Of Petworth March 11, 2013 at 5:00 pm 0


BloomScreen presents: Batuque, the Soul of a People:

3222 11th Street, NW
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Batuque, the Soul of a People (2005, 52 min) is director Julio Silvo Tavares’ documentary on the Batuque; a dance and music art form of Cape Verde. Its origins go back to the arrival of the first enslaved Africans on the Cape Verdean islands, in 1462. (Portuguese with English subtitles).

After the screening, we’ll talk with Julio Silvo Tavares – all the way from Cape Verde – via Skype!

$10 suggested donation to support BloomBars. Free popcorn and refreshments will be available to enhance your movie-watching experience.

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