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  • Alex de Miranda 8:03 pm on May 17, 2017 Permalink  

    Partners of the Americas Illinois-Sao Paulo Chapter Review of 2016 Accomplishments 

    Dear Members and Friends:

    Thanks to all for your participation and volunteer support of the initiatives sponsored by Partners of the Americas Illinois-Sao Paulo Chapter in 2016.

    I hope you enjoy taking a moment to look back at our list of accomplishments; which proudly underscore our POA mission…to Connect, to Serve and to Change Lives.

    Download the PDF document here.

     
  • Alex de Miranda 8:39 pm on April 30, 2017 Permalink  

    Partnership with Illinois Portuguese Language Connection 

    For the second time, the Illinois – São Paulo Chapter and MOSTRA: Brazilian Film Series are sponsors of the Illinois Portuguese Language Connection (IPLC).

    The program won the AMERICAN ORGANIZATION OF TEACHERS OF PORTUGUESE 2017 Award for best INITIATIVE or EDUCATIONAL PROJECT in the Portuguese Language the United States.


    About: IPLC is an initiative of Northwestern University, The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The goal of this annual meeting is to gather Portuguese students from the three major universities in Illinois for an afternoon of interaction in Portuguese, and also to reinforce the presence of Brazil in our institutions. 2017’s theme was Forró. Learn more at: http://www.i-plc.org

     

     
  • Alex de Miranda 5:15 pm on March 5, 2017 Permalink
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    2017 Annual Meeting – Potluck Party 

     Illinois-Sao Paulo Chapter – Partners of the Americas 

    2017 Annual Meeting – Potluck Party

    2017 Annual Meeting

     

     You are cordially invited to attend:
     

    Date:
    Saturday, March 11th, 2017
     

    Address:
    333 E. Ontario, Chicago, 60611 – Party Room 

    Hosted by Franco Franchi
    Potluck Coordinated by Carla da Silva
     

    Program: 

    Board of Directors Annual Meeting at 3:00pm 
    Potluck Dinner from 4:30-8:00pm

    Check the list of items here,
    and add what you want to bring to share!

    Please RSVP by March 8, 2017
    Carla: carlas2@gmail.com
    Franco: franchi1@comcast.net
    Facebook Event
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  • Alex de Miranda 7:04 pm on November 8, 2016 Permalink  

    MOSTRA VII – Schedule 

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    SUNDAY – October 30th @ 6:00 PM
    ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY
    Wabash Building – 4th floor
    424 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: Enchanted
    OPENING NIGHT

     


    Kids and Kings / Meninos e ReisTUESDAY – November 1 @ 7:00 PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    1104 S. Wabash Ave.
    Room 504 (5th floor)

    Short Doc. Films

     

     


    ConsideraçõesWEDNESDAY – November  2 @ 5:30 PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    1104 S. Wabash Ave.
    Room 310 (3rd floor)

    Short Fiction Films

     

     


    cassia-chica%cc%83o-e-maria-eugenia-filme-cassia-foto-de-acervo-pessoal_0THURSDAY – November  3 @ 7:00 PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    1104 S. Wabash Ave.
    Room 504 (5th floor)

    Feature Doc: Cassia

     

     


    4all / ParatodosFRIDAY – November 4 @ 5:00 PM
    DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
    Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building,
    College of Communication Auditorium (lower level) – Room LL102
    247 S State Street, Chicago, IL

    Panel on Sports & Disability – Feature Doc:  4All
    Producer Peppe Siffredi in attendance. 

     


    From the Dust of the Earth / Do Pó da TerraFRIDAY – November  4 @ 7:00 PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE

    1104 S. Wabash Ave.,
    Chicago, IL – Room 310 (3rd Floor)

    Feature Doc: From the Dust of the Earth

     

     


    Women in Power in Women / Mulheres no PoderSATURDAY – November 5 @ 3:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
    Damen Theater
    1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: Women in Power
    Director Gustavo Acioli in attendance.

     


    4all / ParatodosSATURDAY – November 5 @ 7:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY (Lake Shore Campus)
    Crown Center Auditorium
    1001 W Loyola Ave

    Feature Doc: 4All
    Producer and screenwriter Peppe Siffredi in attendance.

     


    Women in Power in Women / Mulheres no PoderSUNDAY – November 6 @ 2PM
    SECOND CITY
    Piper’s Alley Bldg
    1608 N. Wells (2nd Floor)

    Feature Fiction: Women in Power
    Director Gustavo Acioli in attendance.

     


    4all / Paratodos

    SUNDAY – November 6 @ 7:00PM
    SECOND CITY
    Piper’s Alley Building
    1608 N. Wells St.
    Producer Peppe Siffredi in attendance. 

     

     


    Margaret Mee and the Moonflower / Margaret Mee e a Flor da LuaMONDAY – November 7 @ 2:00 PM
    ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY
    AUD Building – Room 440
    430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc: Margaret Mee and the Moonflower

     

     


    Yoani's Trip / A Viagem de YoaniMONDAY – November 7 @ 7:00 PM
    ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY
    AUD Building – Room 440 (4th floor)
    430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc: Yoani’s Trip
    Director Peppe Siffredi in attendance.

     


    Nise: The Heart of Madness / Nise: O Coração da LoucuraTUESDAY – November 8 @ 5:00 PM
    UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
    Social Science Research – Room 122
    1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: Nise: The Heart of Madness
    Editor Pedro Bronz in attendance.

     


    Nise: The Heart of Madness / Nise: O Coração da LoucuraTHURSDAY – November 10 @ 5:30 PM
    PURDUE UNIVERSITY, IN
    School of Languages and Cultures – SC Room 239
    640 Oval Drive – West Lafayette, IN

    Feature Fiction: Nise: The Heart of Madness
    Editor Pedro Bronz in attendance.

     


    Samba & JazzTHURSDAY – November 10 @ 5:30
    MARIAN UNIVERSITY, IN
    Library Auditorium
    3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN (free parking)

    Feature Doc: Samba & Jazz

     

     


    Yoani's Trip / A Viagem de YoaniFRIDAY – November 11 @ 7:00 PM
    DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
    Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building,
    College of Communication Auditorium (lower level) – Room LL102
    247 S State Street, Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc: Yoani’s Trip

     


    Samba & JazzFRIDAY  – November 11 @ 6:00 PM
    UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS @ URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
    Unit One at Allen Hall
    1005 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

    Feature Doc: Samba & Jazz
    Film Critic Flávia Guerra in attendance.

     


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    SATURDAY – November 12 @ 5:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
    Crown Center
    1001 W Loyola Ave., Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: California
    Director Marina Person in attendance.

     


    Samba & JazzSATURDAY – November 12 @ 7:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
    Crown Center Auditorium
    1001 W Loyola Ave

    Feature Doc: Samba & Jazz
    Director Jefferson Mello in attendance.

     


    Samba & JazzSUNDAY – November 13 @ 4:00 PM
    OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC
    Szold Hall
    4545 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc: Samba & Jazz
    Director Jefferson Mello in attendance.

     


    Still de cena do longa metragem ' California ' , dirigido por Marina Person - Produ‹o Mira Filmes Local: S‹o Paulo Data: Maro de 2014 Foto: Aline ArrudaSUNDAY – November 13 @ 5:30 PM
    FACETS MULTIMEDIA
    1517 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: California
    Director Marina Person in attendance.

     

     


    Homegrown Garden / Apart HortaMONDAY – November 14 @ 4:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY (Lake Shore Campus)
    Flanner Hall Auditorium (FM 133)
    1068 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction:Homegrown Garden

     

     


    From the Dust of the Earth / Do Pó da Terra

    MONDAY – November 14 @ 5:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY (Lake Shore Campus)
    Flanner Hall Auditorium (FM 133)
    1068 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc:From the Dust of the Earth  

     

     


    Still de cena do longa metragem ' California ' , dirigido por Marina Person - Produ‹o Mira Filmes Local: S‹o Paulo Data: Maro de 2014 Foto: Aline ArrudaMONDAY – November 14 @ 7:00 PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
    (Lake Shore Campus)
    Damen Theater
    1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: California
    Director Marina Person in attendance.

     


    Sunday Ball / Campo de JogoTUESDAY – November 15 @ 4:00PM
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO (Lake Shore Campus)
    Damen Theater
    1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

    Feature Doc. Sunday Ball
    Brazilian Film Critic Flávia Guerra in attendance.

     


    Nise: The Heart of Madness / Nise: O Coração da LoucuraTUESDAY – November 15 @ 7:00 PM
    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    Harris Hall – Room 107
    1881 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL
    Free parking after 4:00 PM

    Feature Fiction: Nise: The Heart of Madness
    Brazilian Film Critic Flávia Guerra in attendance.

     


    screen-shot-2016-10-29-at-12-52-50-amWEDNESDAY – November 16 @ 7PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    Hokin Hall Lecture – Room 109
    623 S. Wabash Ave.

    Short Doc. Fogo na Roupa
    Sneak Peak
    MOSTRA: American Film Series

     


    São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro: A Formação de Uma Cidade

    WEDNESDAY – November 16 @ 7PM
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    Hokin Hall Lecture – Room 109
    623 S. Wabash Ave.

    Feature Doc. São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
    Film Critic, Flávia Guerra in attendance.

     


    cg-01THURSDAY –  November 17th @ 5:30
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    Film Row – 8th Floor
    1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

    Feature Fiction: Campo Grande  – CLOSING NIGHT

     
  • Alex de Miranda 2:18 pm on November 2, 2016 Permalink  

    We support the Chicago Cubs 

    The Illinois – São Paulo Partners of the Americas support the baseball sport team Chicago Cubs in the World Series Championship. Go Cubs!

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  • Alex de Miranda 11:58 pm on November 1, 2016 Permalink  

    Nov 17th – Closing Gala – MOSTRA VII: Brazilian Film Series 

    THURSDAY –  November 17th @ 5:30
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    Film Row – 8th Floor
    1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

    BUY TICKETS or at contact@mostrafilmseries.org


    Original Title: Campo Grande
    2015 | 109 min | Drama | Director: Sandra Kogut

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    Director in Attendance.

    Synopsis: Eight-year-old Ygor and six-year-old Rayane are left by their mother on Regina’s doorstep in the upscale Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Ipanema.

    The sudden and unexpected arrival of these lower class kids in Regina’s world and the search for their mother in a city rendered almost unrecognizable by massive modernization will change their lives forever.


    ADMISSION
    $45 – Early Bird until Nov. 16.
    $55 – At the Door
    $25 – Student w/ ID

    BUY TICKETS or at contact@mostrafilmseries.org

    5:30 PM – Silent Auction, Reception and Entertainment by Brazilian musical Group
    6:30 PM – Greetings
    7:00 PM – 8th floor – Feature Film Screening.
    9:00 PM – Q & A with Director, Sandra Kogut

    THURSDAY –  November 17th @ 5:30
    COLUMBIA COLLEGE
    Film Row – 8th Floor
    1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

     
  • Alex de Miranda 5:17 pm on October 25, 2016 Permalink
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    Opening Gala – MOSTRA VII: Brazilian Film Series 

    OPENING GALA
    SUNDAY – October 30th @ 6:00 PM
    ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY

    Wabash Building – 4th floor
    424 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL


    ADMISSION
    $45 – Early Bird until Oct. 29.
    $55 – At the Door
    $25 – Student w/ ID

    BUY TICKETS HERE or at contact@mostrafilmseries.org


    Original Title: Encantados
    2014 | 78 min | Drama | Director: Tizuka Yamazaki

    Director in Attendance.

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    Synopsis: When taken against her will to an isolated and mysterious Island, young Zeneida loses control of her mind and emotions. Suffocated by her family and reality, the frenzied girl has no choice but to surrender to her fantasies and run away with enigmatic Antonio.

    All they wanted was to consume their passion hidden in the deep forest, also home of mystical beings who awaited Zeneida to present her with her distant past and to impose her shamanic fate.


    SUNDAY – October 30th @ 6:00 PM
    ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY

    424 S. Wabash, 4th floor, Chicago, IL 

    ADMISSION
    $45 – Early Bird until Oct. 29.
    $55 – At the Door
    $25 – Student w/ ID

    BUY TICKETS HERE or at contact@mostrafilmseries.org

    6:00 PM – Silent Auction, Reception and Entertainment by Brazilian musical Group
    6:30 PM – Greetings
    7:00 PM – Feature Film Screening.
    8:45 PM – Q & A with Director, Tizuka Yamazaki

     
  • Alex de Miranda 11:39 am on October 15, 2016 Permalink  

    MOSTRA VII: Brazilian Film Series 

    MOSTRA VII: Brazilian Film Series

     
  • Alex de Miranda 7:57 am on July 28, 2016 Permalink  

    Beyond the Waters – Photos 

     
  • Alex de Miranda 10:50 am on July 23, 2016 Permalink  

    Beyond the Waters Beach Party + IL-SP Partners Summer Picnic 

    When: Sunday, July 24 at 12 PM – 5 PM in CDT

    Where: Osterman Beach (5800 N. Lake Shore Dr – Hollywood Ave and Sheridan Rd)

    FREE PARKING at St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church at 5649 N. Sheridan Road

    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1665077207146212/

    Open to all – free event!

    Partners of the Americas, along with Open Doors Organization, is pleased to cordially invite you to attend “Beyond the Waters Beach Party”, our summer event of 2016. The theme of the day is the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. We will be volunteering to help anyone with physical challenges to get to the beach to fully enjoy their day on the Lakefront. Although we anticipate lots of food and beverages, we welcome your potluck dishes and drinks to share at our table. Enjoy a free day of kayaking, cycling, music and games. Bring lots of sunblock and let’s have fun in the sun!

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