Brazil Rising
Arcola’s Green Sunday- 1st November
1pm-7.30pm Free Entry

Brazil is the powerhouse of Latin America and is fast becoming a major player on the global stage. November’s Green Sundays explores its energy and environmental policies, moves towards self-sufficiency, economic development and, of course, its famous creativity and culture.

Arcola will be launching its ‘Jinga’ project which will provide opportunities for over 5,000 young people and teachers in Hackney to come together and explore themes such as climate change, migration and poverty, through capoeria.

1:00pm onwards
Stalls- Jinga Shoe and Ephemeral Brazil
Delicious Brazilian food

3:00pm Arcola’s Jinga Project Launch and Capoeira workshop – an Afro-Brazilian mix of martial arts and dance (Studio 1)

4:30pm Guide to Rio Reading by Jane Egginton

5:00pm Film Screening: A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil
52mins, Dir. Giovanni Vaz Del Bello
An informative and inspirational documentary that shows how cities can become solutions rather than problems. Learn how innovations in transport, recycling, affordable housing and public parks have transformed Curitiba into a model green city.
6:00pm Post-screening discussion chaired by Ben Todd- Executive Director- Arcola Theatre with Isabela Souza and Dr David Manuel-Navarrete
6:40- 7:30pm Live jamming session and cocktail hour. Caipirinha’s for £3

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