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    Programa Casé o que a gente não inventa, não existe / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about the pioneering Brazilian radio and television broadcaster Ademar Casé and his popular radio program, Programa Casé.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Olga / Catalog Record Only

    Based upon the life of German-born Olga Benário Prestes, wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Deus e o diabo na terra do sol Catalog Record Only

    Set in the sertâo of Brazil in 1938, an impoverished couple, Manuel and Rosa, join a religious cult which is pursued by a hired killer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    Tempos de paz Catalog Record Only

    The entire story takes place on the 18th of April in the year of 1945. Battles had ceased in Europe, but Brazil still found itself technically at war. The encounter between the interrogator, a customs official and former torturer for the Political Police of President Vargas and a former Polish actor who had lived through the horrors of war but who was also suspected ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    O longo amanhecer cinebiografia de Celso Furtado / Catalog Record Only

    The Brazilian economist Celso Furtado and others relate the story of his life, from his early days studying in post-war Europe, his work with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America, his tenure as Minister of Planning, his years of political exile in Chile and subsequent years as a noted economist. It not only examines the man, but the country, questioning the Brazilian ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Representação brasileira 25a Bienal de São Paulo : iconografías metropolitanas. Catalog Record Only

    Biographies of, and interviews with, 26 artists represented at the 25th Bienal Internacional de São Paulo; with statements by Agnaldo Farias, the Brazilian curator, and by Carlos Bratke, president of the Fundação Bienal.

    • Contributor: Bienal Internacional De São Paulo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    O quatrilho / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Italian immigrants living in Brazil from 1910 to 1930. Follows the tangled lives of two young couples.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    O homem do pau Brasil Catalog Record Only

    "A visual and aural collage made of passages from [Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade]'s works, moments from the author's own life, and Joaquim Pedro [de Andrade]'s interpretations of the writer and his legacy. Oswald is played by both a man and woman. Characters from Brazil's literary and artistic past appear in various scenes, some in re-enactments of actual events. ... An homage that's simultaneously ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Adoniran Barbosa : Programa Ensaio 1972 / Catalog Record Only

    1972 performance recorded live in the studios of TV2. Includes interviews with the performer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Anarquistas : graças a Deus / Catalog Record Only

    Relates the memories of an Italian family who emmigrated to Brazil, in the beginning of the 20th century, in search of the anarchist dream of a perfect society. Includes anecdotes from Zélia Gattai family.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Oswaldo Cruz na Amazônia : a revolta da vacina / Catalog Record Only

    In Portuguese. First work produced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2002; second work produced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1994. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Mundialito Catalog Record Only

    Shows the political situation in the 80's when a international soccer contest is organized.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Moacir, arte bruta / Catalog Record Only

    "Documentary on naïve Brazilian artist Moacir. Facing many problems, such as impaired hearing and speaking, abnormal bone formation and poverty, black artist Moacir lives in the National Park of Chapada dos Veadeiros, aloof and oblivious of outside world, and was discovered by director Walter Carvalho in the 1980s. He spends his days drawing marvellous works with his crayons, depicting human and fantastic beings, fauna, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Toquinho : só tenho tempo pra ser feliz / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; all region, Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS. In Portuguese with optional English or Portuguese subtitles. Toquinho, Silvia Góes, Vanda Breder, Ivani Sabino, Pepa d'Elia, Mauricio de Souza. Guest artists: Badi Assad, Carlos Lyra, Carlinhos Vergueiro, Leo Gandelman, Yamandú Costa. Cinematography, Joaquim Nabuco (DVD) ; director of photography (show), Marcelo Yamada ; editor, Sérgio Marini. Recorded live in Rio de Janeiro, February ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Rocha que voa / Grupo Novo de Cinema e TV, Tarcísio Vidigal, ICAIC--Instituto Cubano del Arte y La Industria Cinematografica, Labo Cine, Trepeso Filmes apresentam ; dirigido por Eryk Rocha ; pesquisa ... Catalog Record Only

    A documentary of Brazilian filmmaker and political activist Glauber Rocha's year of exile in Cuba from between 1971 and 1972. Discusses the link between two major Latin American film movements in the 60's and 70's--the Cinema Novo in Brazil and the Cine Revolucionário in Cuba, impacts of the filmmaker and his films, through testimonies from filmmakers, interviews of Cuban people in Havana, and previously ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008