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February  25

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Black Orpheus
Wednesday,  February  25 , 11 am and 7 pm
Anacostia Community Museum
For more information, call 202.633.4844.

In 1959, French director Marcel Camus updated the Orpheus-Eurydice myth with an all-black cast, performing against the colorful background of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The film won the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. For more information, call 202.633.4844. (107 minutes, Portuguese with English subtitles)

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