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Axé Bahia Film Series: "Pierre Fatumbi Verger: Mensageiro Entre Dois Mundos"

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Ayrson Heráclito, Oxum from the series Bori (Feeding the Head) , 2008/2011. Photograph, 100 cm x 100 cm. © Ayrson Heráclito.

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Dir. Lula Buarque de Hollanda, 2000; 82 mins | French-born photographer Pierre Verger lived in Salvador, Bahia from 1946 until his death in 1996. Narrated by Gilberto Gil, this documentary features the artist’s final interview, focusing on his involvement with the city’s Candomblé community and his travels to learn of the deep cultural, social, and religious connections between Africa and Brazil. Click here for more information.

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December 13, 2017 07:00 PM — December 13, 2017 09:30 PM


West LA & Valley





Fowler Museum at UCLA — Website


308 Charles E Young Drive N
Los Angeles, CA

Associated Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis