Sa 12/10: BloomScreen & Levantamos present: Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil

Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00 pm
Join BloomBars and Levantamos: The Center for Afro-Brazilian–American Cooperation for a film and director Q&A on a startling film from Brazil…

Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil (Menino 23: Infâncias Perdidas no Brasil)(2016, 80 min), by Belisario Franca – Bricks, with the Nazi swastika, found in rural Brazil reveal the horrible true story of orphaned black children who were enslaved in Brazil during the 1930’s – victims of a criminal project of eugenics. (In Portuguese with English subtitles). Continue reading Sa 12/10: BloomScreen & Levantamos present: Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil

Tu 12/13: BloomScreen & WPLM present: Romeo and Juliet Get Married

Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 pm
BloomScreen and the Washington DC Portuguese Language Meetup Group present a Brazilian romantic comedy about love, marriage and soccer!

Romeo and Juliet Get Married (O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta)(2005, 90 min), by Bruno Barreto – is a super funny Brazilian romantic comedy which presents a Romeo-and-Juliet kind of love affair, with impossible love between two young people, who are from two rival families. The difference here is what sets the two lovers apart: their favorite Sao Paulo soccer teams! (In Portuguese with English subtitles). Continue reading Tu 12/13: BloomScreen & WPLM present: Romeo and Juliet Get Married

Sat 11/5 – Opening Reception: Gallery at BloomBars presents “Cause/Change”

Saturday, November 5th, from 7-9pm
The Gallery at BloomBars presents “Cause/Change” – an exhibition by The November 5th Artists Group that brings together a unique class of individuals who challenge the techniques, subject matter and boundaries of art through the pursuit of their individualist visions. Continue reading Sat 11/5 – Opening Reception: Gallery at BloomBars presents “Cause/Change”