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The Hero (O Herói)

Film: O Herói (The Hero) (2004, 97 min), by Zézé Gamboa

When: June 25,[masked]:00 PM

Donation: Suggested: $10, Free popcorn and refreshments provided.

The Movie: O Herói (The Hero) (2004, 97 min), by Zézé Gamboa – tells the story of Angola, a nation attempting to reconstruct itself after 40 continuous years of anti-colonial and civil warfare, through the story of a veteran who has lost his leg, a prostitute who has lost a child and an orphaned boy. (Portuguese with English subtitles).

We are working to have the filmmaker join us by Skype, after the film.

See trailer at:
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Each week, we feature films and a discussion. Once a month, we feature a Portuguese language film a different "Lusophone" country. These films were made possible thanks to our collaboration with: The Camões Institute, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at Georgetown University and The Embassies of Cape Verde, Brazil and Portugal.

The Venue:

PARKING:- The easiest parking is probably at the garage @ 14th St, beneath Target/Best Buy.- There is also some street parking available on 11th St, and on the adjacent streets – but, be careful not to park in Residential-Only areas.- Then there’s the station - METRO: Columbia Heights (On 14th St) From 14th, walk up 14th St, turn right on Kenyon, left on 11th – see BloomBars just past Wonderland

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