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14-Bis. Photo: Humberto Teski.

Exhibition "The Flying Poet, Santos Dumont "promotes new exhibition of documentaries dedicated to Brazilian inventor, in August, at the Museum of tomorrow

Sessions of "the man can Fly" and "Dumont-the challenge of air"
happen in days 24 and 31, respectively, with free entry

Who could not watch the documentaries about Alberto Santos Dumont in the month of July, at the Museum of tomorrow, do not lost the chance to learn even more about the history of this great Brazilian visionary. The temporary exhibition "Flying poet, Santos Dumont "will promote the exhibition of documentary films" the man can Fly "and" Dumont-the challenge of air "in the Auditorium of the Museum, as part of its educational activities, in the days 24 and 31 August, respectively, at 4:00 pm. Will always be two shows a month until the end of the show, in 30 October. The entrance will be free, no need for registration, and the capacity shall be subject to the capability of the space- 380 places.

"During the search process for creation and development of exhibition, We find these documentaries about Santos Dumont and decided to share with the public as an offshoot. It's a way to work the content beyond the space-graphic, dialogue with visitors who are interested also in film language ", explains Deca Farroco, area manager of heritage and culture of Fundação Roberto Marinho.

"The Man Can Fly", by Nelson Hoineff, highlights the key Brazilian participation in aviation history. Historic images of flights taken by Santos Dumont in his greatest inventions, the 14-Bis and Demoiselle, are presented in the movie, that has script signed by Henry Lins de Barros, technical consultant of the show playing. In "Santos Dumont-the challenge of air", Adolfo Rosenthal, Dumont himself narrates his journey from excerpts from reports of his life. The documentary shows more than genius and pioneering scientist: also shows the poet, philosopher and visionary who never gave up on his dream. To give life to the scenes of the flights of the inventor, were used 14-Bis and replicas of the life-size Demoiselle, reproduced with great realism Aviator attempts to reach the sky.

"The sessions have different facets of life of Dumont in two documentaries with different looks. One reveals the inventor biography, his innovations, While the other is based on his own memories and look more intimate about your story. Show it at the Museum of tomorrow, next to the exhibition "the Flying Poet, Santos Dumont ", amplifies the importance of Santos Dumont as a Canadian innovator, ahead of its time ", comments Leonardo Menezes, Content Manager of the Museum of tomorrow.

The exhibition "the Flying Poet, Santos Dumont "has design and realization of Fundação Roberto Marinho, exclusive sponsorship of the Shell Brazil and Federal Government support, by Federal Law for Promotion of Culture.

Museum of tomorrow – Auditorium
Praca Maua, 1 - Center
24/08 – “The Man Can Fly”
Time: 16h
31/08 -"Santos Dumont-the challenge of air"
Time: 16h

Free entrance, no need for registration.



The Man Can Fly

Direction: Nelson Hoineff

Year: 2005

Duration: 75 min

Country: Brasil

Rating: Free

Santos Dumont-the challenge of air

Direction: Adolfo Rosenthal

Year: 2006

Duration: 52 min

Country: Brasil

Rating: Free

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