• event type:WOMEX 15 Film Screening
  • date:24 Oct 2015
  • time:15:30 - 17:00
  • city/area:Budapest
  • venue:Film Room, B├ílna
  • country:Hungary
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts


Part of the 'Portraits' film section.

Directed by Joaquim Castro, Eduardo Nazarian and Mariana Aydar.

Production Country and Year: Brazil, 2014 | Produced by bigBonsai | Producers: Deborah Osborn, Felipe Briso and Gilberto Topczewski | Director of Photography: Pedro Urano and Tiago Tambelli | Sound: Luciano Raposo, Marcelo Raposo and Edson Secco | Editor: Joaquim Castro | Language: Portuguese with English subtitles

Dominguinhos is an evocative and sensual portrait of is eponym: legendary Brazilian composer, accordionist, and singer Dominguinhos. Through rare archival footage and vibrant musical clips of great artists such as Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Hermeto Pascoal, Djavan, Nara Leao and Luiz Gonzaga, among many others, Dominguinhos traces the path of a musical genius, and a trailblazer in introducing the world to contemporary Brazilian music. Dominguinhos was a Brazilian national treasure who became an international sensation and brought vibrant and joyous Brazilian music to the world for over sixty years.

See the full film programme.