Beyond Ipanema

I saw the great, inspiring documentary “Beyond Ipanema: Brazilian Waves in Global Music”last night at the 92Y TRiBeCa. After the screening, director Guto Barra went up on stage for the Q&A.

Beyond Ipanema Official Trailer from gutobarra on Vimeo.

I really appreciated when he said he didn’t want to restrict the film to the history of Brazilian music (from Carmen Miranda to Bossa Nova, from Tropicalismo to Baile Funk), but rather on how what David Byrne calls Brazil’s main export for decades has been influencing so many other creative expressions around the world.

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