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Panara Film Night

The Rainforest Foundation has been supporting the struggle of the Panará people of the Brazilian Amazon for many years. It has been a rewarding experience: once on the verge of extinction, the Panará have been able to secure their traditional lands, and are reclaiming their culture and way of life. It is one of the few stories of hope and victory to celebrate in the Amazon today.

Six Panará leaders are coming to New York City for the first time, and it's our pleasure to invite you to two events we're organizing in their honor in the coming week. Basic information is below; for more background information, please visit our website at http://www.rainforestfoundation.org.

Please feel free to forward far and wide to anyone you think might be interested! We hope to see you at one or both of the events.

Premiere screening of "Brazil- A Country of Gigantic Dreams and Giant Indians"

April 29, 2003, 7:30 pm

Peter Norton Symphony Space- Leonard Nimoy Thalia

2537 Broadway (at 95 Street).

Subway: 1,2,3,9 to 96 Street.

Tickets are $16 through the box office: 212-864-5400.

The screening will be followed by a traditional Panará dance performance and reception.

Panel Discussion: The Panará Land Rights Victory

April 30, 2003, 6 8 pm

New York University Law School

Lipton Hall

110 West Third Street, (between Sullivan and MacDougal Streets)


This panel discussion will focus on promising legal developments on Indigenous rights in Brazil and the Panará land rights victory. Co-sponsored with the NYU Law School Institute for International Law and Justice and the NYU Environmental Law Journal.

For more information & to download fliers, please visit http://www.rainforestfoundation.org/1upcomingevent s.html