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July 1 at 2 p.m.
Zoom – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88457905166

Brasil@Rice Office invites you to join Dr. Ericson De Paula’s open webinar on Onshore Oil and Gas Business Environment in Brazil hosted by BRATECC on July 1st at 2 p.m. (CST).


Brasil@Rice Virtual Happy Hour
June 4 at 5 p.m.


Brasil@Rice Virtual Happy Hour
April 24, 2020 at 4 p.m.


First winners of the Brasil@Rice Virtual Bate-Papo Contest on Instagram!


Brasil@Rice Virtual Bate-Papo Contest on Instagram!

Brasil@Rice is hosting two small competitions via social media in order to win a $50 gift card for a Brazilian steakhouse, Fogo de Chão.

1) The first one is to come up with a quick little video or picture answering the question How are you keeping sane at home?”. We want you to use your creativity, and get wholesome about this. Show us your pet, your games, whatever you are doing right now! – Deadline is April 10, 2020.

2) The second one is How are you helping the community? So if you’re doing anything to give back, let us know, and you might just get something from it! – Deadline is April 30, 2020.


Brasil@Rice Taco Friday e Bate-Papo (and pão de queijo + guaraná)
February 21, 2020 from 11:30 am – 1:00 p.m.
Captain’s GSA Lounge


The Consulate-General of Brazil in Houston, in collaboration with Rice University, cordially invites you for the event “Brazilian Films at Rice University – Edition 2019”.

Tuesday – December 3rd – 7 p.m.

 The movie of my life (2017), by Selton Melo – Young Tony decides to return to his hometown in the countryside of South Brazil. Once there he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Wednesday – December 4th – 6 p.m.

 Desert (2017), by Guilherme Weber – A small group of artists travels around the Brazilian backlands presenting a show. Arriving in a small village, they discover an abandoned city, houses, church and a fountain that spouts clean water like a miracle. Tired and shaken from their wandering life, the artists decide to settle in the village and found a new community, giving themselves different roles from those they have played for a lifetime. This new configuration, however, will reveal to these artists the worst vices of civil life.


Rice University

2030 University Blvd., Houston 77005



Texas Premiere

Sunday, November 17 | 4:00PM | Rice Cinema

Description: A few years from now… Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their village has literally vanished from most maps and a UFO-shaped drone starts flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed mercenaries arrive in town picking off the inhabitants one by one. A fierce confrontation takes place when the townspeople turn the tables on the villainous outsiders, banding together by any means necessary to protect and maintain their remote community. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Web Page: https://www.cinemahtx.org/event/bacurau/

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/754866821639726/


Brasil@Rice Café e Bate-Papo
October 30, 2019 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Housing and Dining


Developing Human Capital during Childhood and Adolescence

October 8, 2019 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc, Madison Avenue, New York, NY, USA

Speaker: Flavio Cunha, Professor of Economics, Rice University



Brasil@Rice Café e Bate-Papo
September 27, 2019 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Founder’s Room


The GREAT project (Global Rice Empower Academics & Training) – Brazilian students at Rice host young adults with IDD to learn about Brazil.
June 29, 2019