(Georges Gachot, Brazil, 2010, 84 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. US Premiere)
Cinema Tropical Afterparty follows screening with singer/song-writer, percussionist, and Bahia native Nanny Assis
"Singer Nana Caymmi is Brazilian music royalty. She is the daughter of Dorival Caymmi, Gilberto Gil's ex-wife, Milton Nascimento's muse and a childhood friend of Nelson Freire. Rio Sonata explores her body of work and her role in the history of Brazilian music in the last 50 years. It is also a love story to the city of Rio de Janeiro, Nana's hometown, with lush imagery and inspired music . An intimate glimpse into an artist's relationship to her muse and her music. With the participation of Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Maria Bethânia, Joao Donato, Mart'nalia, Erasmo Carlos,Sueli Costa, Miùcha, Dorival Caymmi, Dori Caymmi." - São Paulo International Film Festival.
Wednesday, February 23 at 7pm