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“Books and clouds”
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“Books and clouds”

Set in the Peruvian Andes, this powerful film tells the story of the rural libraries community, portraying the importance of books as a source to life. It will be screening on 11 November in London followed by talks on the issue, and money raised will go directly to support the […]

Jards Macalé: the music pulls you into a trance
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Jards Macalé: the music pulls you into a trance

With 50 years performing and being politically committed, it is extraordinary that he is not well-known in Europe. He was imprisoned in 1977 during the dictatorship in Brazil, and didn’t record any music for 10 years afterwards. At the 1974 concert, he had read a satirical poem about a chick (pinto). ‘Pinto’ is also Brazilian slang for penis, and was the name of a member of the military government. After the show, many people were arrested.