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Screening: Pierre Fatumbi Verger: Mensageiro Entre Dois Mundos (2000)

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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French-born Pierre Verger lived in Salvador, Bahia from 1946 until his death in 1996. This documentary focuses on his involvement with the city’s Candomblé community as well as his frequent travels to explore deep cultural, social, and religious connections between Africa and Brazil. Narrated by Gilberto Gil, the film includes Verger’s last interview, given the day before his death at age 93. For more information click here.

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





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Los Angeles, CA

Associated Exhibition

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

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