Director: Sérgio Roizenblit
Genre: Documentary
Language: Portuguese
Duration: 70"

The Structure Initially Designed For This Documentary Features As Its Core Element Testimonials From Characters Linked To Cultural Production, History And Local Entrepreneurship. A Balance Between Men And Women Is Desirable, And We Intend To Pay Attention To Popular And Erudite Culture, To Its Pioneers And To The Most Prominent Figures In Canoas.

Artists’ Performances May Eventually Be Used To Punctuate The Narrative And Make It More Dynamic And Attractive, As Well As The Presentation Of Cultural And Leisure Spaces And Their Most Paradigmatic Places. The Intention Is To Deploy As Few Scholars And Specialists As Possible. We Will Use Archival Images To Illustrate Certain Passages And Some Iconographic Material (Newspaper Clippings, Posters, Pamphlets) May Be Used.

We Will Show The Entire Underground Music Scene Of Canoas, As Well As Show The Economic And Entrepreneurial Strength Of The City.

In Canoas, In Particular, An Underground Culture Was Formed Around Rock’n’roll Throughout The 1980’s, Leading To The Formation Of Several Bands Who Performed Their Own Compositions To A Local Audience. This Creative Effervescence Was Shown By The Documentary This Is Canoas, Not Poa, And Is Proof That Limits, Rather Than Preventing, Sometimes Drive Creation On. There Are Even Cases In Which The Obstinacy Of Cultural Agents Is So Great That It Ends Up Gaining Institutional Spaces.

We Will Talk About The Book Fair, Which Every Year Becomes, For The Gauchos, A More Relevant Event More Relevant Among Similar Ones.For The Gauchos.

We Will Portray Some Of The Most Traditional Places In The City, Starting With The Old Train Station, Also Visiting The Many Parks In The City And Proposing To Always Bring A Reflection On Who We Are As Canoenses, How We Differentiate Ourselves From Other Places.

The Train Station Was Opened In 1874 By The Porto Alegre And New Hamburg Brazilian Railway, On The Grounds Of Fazenda Gravataí. The Place Gave Rise To The City, Which Began To Form During The Construction Of The Railroad, Where Some Workers Took Advantage Of Felled Wood Logs To Make Canoes. The Village, Called Capão Das Canoas, Rapidly Developed Rapidly And Became A Summer Resort For Families From Porto Alegre, So That, In 1885, Eight Trains Connecting Porto Alegre To Canoas Were Announced Every Sunday. Characters Who Saw The Station Working, Affectionate Memories And The Transformation Of The Station That Is Now Deactivated And Turned Into A Cultural Center.

We Will Talk About Parque Das Rosas, The Oldest Building In Canoas, Dating From The Early 20th Century. It Houses The Collection Of The Hugo Simões Lagranha Municipal Museum, Multimedia Rooms For Exhibitions, A Permanent Collection And A Cafe. The Park Includes One Of The City’s Most Important Historical Heritage Site, Casa Dos Rosa, Which Is Part Of The Project, Right In Front Of The Old Train Station, Also Renovated And Listed As A Heritage Site. In Addition To A Playground For Children And A Path For Strolling Outside The House, Parque Dos Rosa Features Works Of Art Made Especially For The Space: Two Sculptures Signed By The Visual Artist Pedro Girardello That Will Be Installed In The Garden In Front Of The House.

We Will Present Casa Das Artes Villa Mimosa, One Of The Oldest Buildings In The Urban Area Of ​​canoas. Listed As Municipal Historical Heritage Site In 2009, The Site Was Later Restored, Becoming The First Public Cultural Center In The Municipality. Built In 1904, In Neoclassical Style, And Preserved For Decades By The Couple Frederico Guilherme Ludwig And Mimosa, The First Owners, The Villa Mimosa Building Was Restored By The Construction Company Goldzstein Cyrela. The Municipality Of Canoas Officially Handed Over The Cultural Center To The Community In June 2012.

In Terms Of Entrepreneurship, We Will Highlight Parque Canoas De Inovação, Thebrazil’s Third Largest Park In Total Area: 500 Hectares With A Constructive Potential To Host Several Companies. Pci Is A Municipal Initiative Planned To Structure A Differentiated Environment, Where Science, Technology, Environment, Culture And Leisure Meet. Pci As An Innovation Park Brings Together Companies, Talent, And Creativity And The Main Economic Sectors In The Region.

Planned To Support Sustainable And Socially Responsible Development, The Pci Will Contribute To The Expansion Of Innovation Capacity And The Creation Of A Regional Brand Recognized Nationally And Internationally For Its Competence In The Generation Of Knowledge-Intensive Goods And Services, As Well As The Competence To Effectively Meet Market Needs. To This End, It Must House And Integrate With Centers Of Excellence, Knowledge Generators And Other Local Initiatives Aimed At Scientific Research And Teaching. The Canoas Innovation Park Could By Itself Provide A Film, Due To Its Relevance, Dimension, Developments And Innovation.

Extensive Research Will Be Carried Out, Seeking New Stories, New Characters, Relevant Files, In A Deep Archaeology Work In The Sense Of Building The True Dimension Of A City That Today Is Of Great Relevance Both In Rio Grande Do Sul And In Brazil.

The Film Intends To Introduce Canoas To The World, Attracting Interest From Those Who Do Not Know It, And As Well As Boosting The Self-Esteem Of Those Who Live There.