A world premiere film screening will be held tonight as part of the closing of this year's Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil NY festival.
"Elza" is a new documentary focusing on Brazilian samba legend Elza Soares. Her career has spanned over fifty years and she has performed in concerts worldwide with the likes of Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Carlinhos Brown. "Elza" takes a look at the outgoing Soares and she's praised by numerous artists including Veloso and Jorge Ben Hor.
The following is the trailer to "Elza":
The film will follow with what should be a festive and rhythmic concert by contemporary samba star Mart’nália.
Doors for tonight's free event open at 6:00 PM and the film is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM.
Please go and check out this evening's very special event!
Online Sources - Official websites for Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil NY and Mart’nália
Video Source - YouTube