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Tc Doc Series: Dzi Croquettes

20 July 2010 10:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Tribeca Film news »

Dzi Croquettes (2009, dir. Raphael Alvarez, Tatiana Issa) Dzi Croquettes is a revealing documentary about a Brazilian dance and theater group resembling an all-male, 1970s version of the Ziegfeld Follies. Banned by the ruling military dictatorship, they used their empowering sexuality to revolutionize the gay movement worldwide. Dzi Croquettes will have its NYC premiere at the Tribeca Cinemas Doc Series on July 26. We asked New Yorkers Alvarez and Issa to answer a few questions about their fascinating film. Tribeca: Please describe the story you tell in Dzi Croquettes. Raphael Alvarez and Tatiana Issa: The Dzi Croquettes were a groundbreaking dance and theatre group who used their talent and a mix of humor and derision to challenge the violent dictatorship that gripped Brazil in the 1970s. Creating a new stage language in theatre and dance, which would influence an entire generation, this theatre group »

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