SCREENING SERIES: URBAN RIGHTS IN BRAZIL

Film - Series | October 30 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Organized and coordinated by Laura Belik (PhD Student in Architecture) sponsored by the College of Environmental Design’s Diversity Platforms Initiative, the Screening Series: URBAN RIGHTS IN BRAZIL puts a spotlight on cities, urban democracy, public space, and housing focusing on contemporary Brazilian conflicts. Screenings of iconic documentaries will be followed by discussions led by faculty, scholars and graduate students from a variety of backgrounds, interpreting and engaging with topics on the Right to the City from interdisciplinary perspectives.

Events are free and open to all!


Thursday, October 11 | 305 Wurster Hall

4pm - Lecture “Politics Below the Asphalt: Anti-Eviction Movements and Sexual Revolution in Bahia”

6:30pm - Screening “Dia de Festa” (Housewarming Party), Directors: Pablo Georgieff and Toni Venturi, 2005 | 77 min

Lecture and comments by Professor Keisha Khan Y. Perry (Brown University, Associate Professor of Africana Studies)



Tuesday, October 16 | 112 Wurster Hall

5:30pm - “Era o Hotel Cambridge” (The Cambridge Squatter), Director: Eliane Caffé, 2016 | 99 min

Comments by Professor James Holston (UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology) and visiting scholar Professor Nabil Bonduki (University of São Paulo-USP, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning)



Tuesday, October 23 | 112 Wurster Hall

5:30pm - “Elevado 3.5” (3.5 Overpass), Directors: Maíra Bühler, Paulo Pastorelo, João Sodré, 2007 | 75 min

Comments by Professor Teresa Caldeira (UC Berkeley, CED Department of City & Regional Planning)



Tuesday, October 30 | 112 Wurster Hall

5:30pm - “Edificio Master” (Master, A Building in Copacabana), Director: Eduardo Coutinho, 2002 | 110 min

Comments by UC Berkeley Graduate Students: Priscila Coli, Mônica Gimenes Hernández, Giselle Mendonça, Catarina de Morais Gama, Tonika Sealy-Thompson


 jlwang@berkeley.edu