Travessias Brazilian Film Festival – The City of the Future (A Cidade do Futuro)

This event took place on May 24, 2019

** Opening night screenings preceded by a reception from 6 – 7pm with complimentary Brazilian treats from Kitanda! **

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Marília Hughes & Cláudio Marques
Bahia, Brazil
1h 16m

Visiting Artist

Festival curator Emanuella Leite Rodrigues de Moraes will host a discussion and audience Q&A with director Marília Hughes, who will Skype in following the film.


** Co-presented with the Center for Brazilian Studies at UW, Somos Seattle, and BrasilFest **

A polyamorous family in Bahia, Brazil prepares for the arrival of their baby, while the surrounding community grapples with the damaging aftermath of the construction of a nearby dam.

Thank you to:

Somos Seattle

Somos is an organization for LGBTQ Latinx folks. Their goal is to build an active community, share resources and foster spaces for learning & growth.

Somos es una organización para personas LGBTQ Latinas. Nuestra meta es crear comunidad, compartir recursos y promover el aprendizaje y desarrollo personal.


The annual BrasilFest heats up Seattle Center with dancing, drumming, music, films, capoeira, traditional food, workshops, kids activities and exhibits.

Festival History:
BrasilFest was created in 1999 by Brazilian immigrants Eduardo and Ana Paula Mendonça with the mission to expose our community to Brazilian arts and traditions during the week of the Brazilian Folklore Day. This is a unique mission, as this day is not usually celebrated outside of Brazil. Read more on

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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