Movie Night Elis - June 30th
What: Reception with drinks followed by biopic of Elis Regina
When: 30th of June 2017 from 18:00 - 21:00
Where: First Floor Embassy of Brazil
Price: £10 Members • £15 Non-members (For member discount code please email email@example.com)
On the 30th of June, ABS will once again be hosting a Movie Night featuring the biopic of famous Brazilian singer Elis Regina. The film will be screened on the first floor at the Embassy of Brazil in the auditorium room and will also feature a drinks reception before the film.
About Elis Regina
Elis Regina Carvalho Costa (March 17, 1945 – January 19, 1982), popularly known as Elis Regina, was a Brazilian singer of popular and Jazz music.
She became nationally renowned in 1965, after singing "Arrastão" (composed by Edu Lobo and Vinicius de Moraes in the first edition of TV Excelsior festival song contest, and soon joined O Fino da Bossa, a television program on TV Record. Elis was noted for her vocalization, as well as for her personal interpretation and performances in shows.
Her death, at the age of 36, shocked Brazil. She has frequently been regarded as the greatest Brazilian singer of all time by critics, musicians, and commentators.