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Orfeu Negro Photography Exhibit

Orfeu Negro is a sensual and provocative exhibit and volunteering primer exploring myth and reality in today’s Rio de Janeiro.
Opening: Thursday, May 10th 7-10pm
Closing: Sunday, May 13th 6-9pm
Inspired by a French film classic Black Orpheus (1959) – Greek myth set in favela (shanty town) in Brazil.
PHOTOGRAPHY:
Fotos For Favelas, produced by kids in Rocinha (the largest favela in Latin America) – students of American volunteer Lais Lacher.
Images of the People, by Léo Lima, graduate of Brazilian NGO that teaches photography in favelas.
Contemporary Mythology by Konstantin Lunarine (Paris/Kiev)
All the proceeds from photo sales will go to the day care center of Fotos For Favelas children. The kids will gain further confidence in their ability to change their lives through the hard work and creativity.
VOLUNTEERING 101:
International volunteers can make a real difference – ask us about the trip to Rio this fall! Talk to Alex Minkin, Elena Zavelev, Lori Latami and Wanderson Malini of Ticún Brasil, Jewish Volunteering Guide to Brazil http://ticunbrasil.com
MUSIC:
Live set of choro (vintage Brazilian jam) by Regional de NY
Rare bossa novas by DJ Luiz from Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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