“Variaí§íµes – Guardian Angel” | Screening at MoMA

“Variaí§íµes – Guardian Angel” | Screening at MoMA

The Arte Institute is pleased to present the movie “Variações – Guardian Angel” by director João Maia at MoMA.

“Variações – Guardian Angel” 

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA – 4W 54th Street)
March 23, 7 PM
Synopsis |
António Variações was a unique man. He was born in a small village in Amares, in the north of Portugal. At an early age, unhappy with his life working at a local factory, he came to Lisbon to stay with some relatives. But he was different and he wanted more. He wanted to travel and see the world and he emigrated, starting to work as a barber. But his love for music and performance was so strong that he came back so he could sing in his own language, even if with his looks and outfits he was a victim of prejudice. And even without knowing anything about music he fought for his right to do it the way he believed it was best. Variações – Guardian Angel is a story about music and about fighting for what we believe.


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