Fly Away Beetle: Synopsis

Three world renowned masters (Olavo dos Santos, Boca Rica, and Cobra Mansa) tell of the oppressive conditions during and after slavery which shaped the unique art form of Capoeira.  Sharing …

Fly Away Beetle London Premiere

Movement for ChangeThe Capoeiragem Conference 2011 Between June 30 and the 3rd of July, the city of London will be hosting The Capoeiragem Conference 2011. As its first edition, the conference will …

Fly Away Beetle: Directors Statement

Inspired by the success of Bluedot’s first feature length documentary, The Quantum Activist, I sought the challenge of a completely different subject matter. The Brazilian, ballet-like martial art of Capoeira …

Fly Away Beetle: Production Stills

Amazing craft and eye from Co-Director Cosmos Corbin and Director of Photography Ben Garvey! “Within the fight, some learn to dance”Capoeira: Fly Away BeetleAbout the FilmSynopsisDirectors StatementCinema StillsProduction Stills

Fly Away Beetle: Cinema Stills

“Within the fight, some learn to dance”Capoeira: Fly Away BeetleAbout the FilmSynopsisDirectors StatementCinema StillsProduction Stills

Slavery

Black History Screening

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Fly Away Beetle will be screened at Black History Studies in London  in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Brazil (13 May 1888), Black History Studies …

A Celebration in Eugene

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A slug queen, a fresh Capoeira roda, a parade, and the eclectic mingling of Eugenians all highlights which led to another highlight of the Eugene Celebration: the US premiere of …