By Sam Cowie, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sunday, August 26th, saw the first screening of short movie "Bonde, o filme!" in Santa Teresa’s bohemian Largo de Guimaraes quarter, directed by British filmmaker and Rio resident of 35, years Vik Birkbeck. The film details last year’s tragic tram accident in Santa Teresa, which killed six people, including driver Seu Nelson and injured over fifty others on August 27, 2011.

The bonde or ‘street car’ was a iconic public transport system of yellow trams that operated in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here