Saturday, 30 January 2010, 4pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

CILAVS, the Brazilian Embassy and FlamingoFeather Physical Theatre present an event dedicated to the renowned Brazilian writer João Guimarães Rosa.


  • Screening of the documentary Urucuia (23 mins; Angélica Del Nery, 1998)
  • Seminar by Professor Sandra G. Vasconcelos from the University of São Paulo (a specialist on the author’s work, curator of João Guimarães Rosa Archives at the Institute of Brazilian Studies, São Paulo)
  • Seminar by Professor David Treece from King’s College, London (specialized in Brazilian literature and translator of João Guimarães Rosa’s The Jaguar and other stories, Boulevard, 2001)
  • Performance by FlamingoFeather with Ilana Gorban and Simon Rice, Three Places, which includes live music played on rabeca (Brazilian fiddle) by musician Thomas Rohrer.