Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro

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September 15, 2020

Rio Center Stories: Cândida Borges, Musician, Visiting Scholar at Columbia University

Cândida Borges is a Brazilian contemporary musician and transmedia artist – pianist, singer, songwriter, composer, performer, educator and Scholar. Nowadays she is a PhD Candidate in Arts at Plymouth University (UK, 2018) and a visiting scholar at Columbia University (New York, US). She is launching now a project that proposes to capture the sound and visual memory of people. 

September 09, 2020

Rio Center Stories: Fellipe Barbosa, Columbia School of the Arts 2006 Alumnus

Fellipe Barbosa was born in Rio de Janeiro and has an MFA in film from Columbia University. His film Laura won Best Documentary at the 2011 Hamptons Film Festival and was selected at Hot Docs, Visions du Réel and Bafici. His fiction debut Casa Grande, supported by the Sundance Labs, premiered at the 2014 Rotterdam Film Festival, was selected at San Sebastián, Cairo and Havana, and won 13 awards around the world. Gabriel and the Mountain premiered at the 2017 Cannes Critics’ Week, where it won two awards.


Rua Candelária, 9 (sala 301) - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20091-904.

+55 (21) 3553-0991

Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Closed on Brazilian holidays.

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About the Columbia Global Centers

The Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world, to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange. The Global Centers, as envisioned by President Lee C. Bollinger, were founded with the objective of connecting the local with the global, to create opportunities for shared learning and to deepen the nature of global dialogue. Learn more about our history