By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Providing an insight into the growth of an increasingly important dance movement and depicting a changing cultural scene in Rio, director Emílio Domingos’ documentary, “A Batalha do Passinho,” continues to screen in various venues throughout the country. Recent screenings of the film took place at Cachoeira Doc and at the MIMO festival in Olinda.
The passinho, or the little step, is a dance phenomenon that originated in Rio . . .