Film : "Henry of Malacca" about Ferdinand Magellan
Film: Henry of Malacca - A Malay and Magellan
To mark the 500th anniversary of the circumnavigation of the Earth by Ferdinand Magellan, Siam Society is screening Henry Of Malacca -- A Malay And Magellan.
this Portuguese documentary revolves around Henry of Malacca, a slave acquired by Ferdinand Magellan (Fernão de Magalhães) from Malacca (Melaka), who then took him on his voyage around the globe between Protected content 1522. The film retraces Henry's footsteps, as he became Magellan's companion and interpreter during the great explorer's circumnavigation of the world.
At the end of the film the director will participate in a question and answer session.
A short clip can be seen at:
The screening is provided free by the Embassy of Portugal. A reception will start at 6:30pm, preceding the screening.
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