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Seattle Latino Film Festival

Seattle Latino Film Festival in Redmond

Enjoy the Seattle Latino Film Festival from your living room! Read below for ways to watch:

El Milagro de Candeal (Miracle of Candeal)
7:30pm, Thursday, October 9

Ways to watch:
RCTV Channel 21 on Comcast
Channel 34 on Frontier
Webstream (Redmond.gov/rctv, “Watch Live”)


Musical / Biographical / Documentary, 2004
Directed by Fernando Trueba
Spanish & Portuguese with English Subtitles
131 minutes


"The Miracle" is the unique Brazilian favela (shantytown) of Candeal, where the young residents gave up their guns for musical instruments under the influence of rocker Carlinhos Brown. Bebo Valdés, the fabulous 85-year-old Cuban pianist, exiled in Stockholm for the last 40 years, travels to Candeal to meet Brown for the first time.

View trailer here: https://vimeo.com/56361450

In partnership with the City of Redmond's Arts Season Program.

Poets Wanted: Dead or Alive

6:30-8:30pm
Wednesdays January 21 & 28, February 11, 18 & 25, 2015

Redmond Library, Free

Celebrate five famous poets from diverse cultures and poetry traditions in a series of free presentations designed to educate and stimulate the public, including fans of poetry and those who are learning about the poet for the first time.

POETS WANTED include:
Jan 21: Octavio Paz, Mexican poet
Jan 28: Robert Frost, American poet
Feb 11: Bashō, Japanese haiku poet 
Feb 18: Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali poet 
Feb 25: Theodore Roethke, Seattle poet

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