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  • Eretz Amazônia : os Judeus na Amazônia / Catalog Record Only

    DVD (NTSC, All regions) Title from container. Based on the book by Samuel Benchimol. Director of photography, Jacob Serruya ; editor, Cristina Motta. Received: 2010-11-10 from Rio de Janeiro OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • A casa das sete mulheres Catalog Record Only

    Seven women living in rural Brazil during the Revolution of the Farrapos (1835-1845) undergo their own trials and tribulations as they wait for their men to return.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Memorial Teodoro Sampaio sua geografia, sua história e sua gente / Catalog Record Only

    In Portuguese. Title from title screen. Imprint from DVD container. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • 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
  • African slave trade. Becoming a slave in Brazil / Catalog Record Only

    Captain Pinckney explores the regions of Brazil that capitalized on the exchange of goods for African captives.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • 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
  • Paixão e guerra no sertão de Canudos / Catalog Record Only

    In Portuguese. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias / Catalog Record Only

    A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in 1970, where he lived through two influencial events: Brazil winning the World Cup for the third time, and the dealings of a dictatorship.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • History's ultimate nomads. Brazil Catalog Record Only

    "As the power and pressure of the Inquisition grew in Portugal, the newly discovered land of Brazil became a favourite destination for Jewish converts to Catholicism, far from the Inquisition. What role did the New Christians play in the Portuguese colonization of Brazil? How did the Dutch invasion and rule of northeast Brazil influence this Crypto-Jewish community and how did it lead to the ...

    • Contributor: Kesslassi, Shaul - Halegua, Jaime - Brenman, Max - Breda, Daniel - Kaufman, Tânia Neumann - Oliveira, Luciano - Stichting Nefesh - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Pindorama / Catalog Record Only

    "In the Sixteenth Century, in Brazil, the founder of Pindorama realizes that nobody works in the anarchic village. When the king arrives in town, there is a fight for power among the governor and politicians while the alienated people composed of Caucasians, Blacks, and Indians follow their leaders without any political awareness."--IMDb.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Terra de negro Catalog Record Only

    Employing footage shot between December 5 and 9, 2003, this documentary looks at the history, life, traditions, and celebrations of the black population of the municipalities of Baião and Mocajuba, located in the Brazilian state of Pará.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
  • O Descobrimento do Brasil / Catalog Record Only

    A heroic portrayal of the Armada of Pedro Álvares Cabral discovery of Brazil. Based on the famous letter, often called the "birth certificate" of Brazil, that was sent to the Portuguese monarch by Pero Vas de Caminhas, official scribe of the Portuguese fleet.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
  • Grupo Galpão : a história de um dos mais importantes grupos de teatro do Brasil / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the history of a Brazilian theater company, Grupo Galpão, created in 1982, and famous for staging performances which interact with the public and adaptations with various theatrical ements with circus acts, and mixing folk with classic Brazilian high cultures.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Trabalho no agronegócio canavieiro : Educação através das imagens / Catalog Record Only

    These films focus on the nature of the sugarcane industry in São Paulo, Brazil and the struggles of the sugar workers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Caminhos da memória a trajetória dos judeus em Portugal / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary on present day Jewish families in northeastern Brazil descended from Jews who converted to Catholicism to save their lives during the Inquisition and in many cases preserved Jewish rituals under the guise of Catholicism.

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

    An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of six segments of varying lengths.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953
  • A muralha Catalog Record Only

    "A MURALHA (The Wall) first aired in Brazil to commemorate the country's 500-year anniversary. Based on a novel by Dinah Silveira de Queiroz, it is about Portugal's colonization of Brazil in the 18th century. Stories of different characters include: A young Indian girl who is captured and enslaved, a Portuguese family living in Brazil, a young Portuguese girl who makes the rough journey to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • O tempo e o vento Catalog Record Only

    A minissérie conta um pouco da história de formação do estado do Rio Grande do Sul, através da família Cambará e as lembranças de Bibiana: sua avó Ana Terra, seu marido Capitão Rodrigo Cambará, seu filho Licurgo. The history of the state of Rio Grande do Sul as seen through the lives of members of the Cambará family and the recollections of Bibiana Terra ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Amazônia de Galvez a Chico Mendes / Catalog Record Only

    A miniseries presented on TV Globo from January to April 2007; it recounts the history of Acre and its peoples through its struggles. The period covered begins in 1899 through 3 phases, ending in the decade of the 1980s, with the assassination of Chico Mendes December 22, 1988.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Quanto vale ou é por quilo? Catalog Record Only

    In this view of Brazil's race relations and economic inequality, Bianchi's film weaves together two time periods in Brazil-- the slave society of the 1700s and the modern day-- to propose that little has changed since slave days, even if some of the outward appearances have.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • About sugarcane and homecoming Catalog Record Only

    Tells the story of a growing number of people in the North Eastern part of Brazil, on a quest for identity and faith; people born into Catholicism but claiming to be Jewish. They congregate and create a Jewish community that follows traditional Jewish religion and rites, practices Jewish family and communal life, but is not recognized by the worldwide Jewish establishment. They all hold ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Memórias do cativeiro Catalog Record Only

    "This film was produced based upon the oral testimonies that descendants of slaves have given to the Oral History and Image Laboratory of the Federal Fluminense University (LABHOI/UFF)."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • 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
  • Terras de quilombo uma dívida histórica / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the rural communities in Alcântara, Brazil, Maranhão, known today as 'Mocambo' the survivors and free-born descendants of the Quilombo dos Palmares founded by Blacks who had escaped slavery during Portuguese rule of colonial Brazil from 1605 until suppressed in 1694 in the current Brazilian state of Alagoas. This film documents historical narratives, rituals, festivals, use of land and natural resources, and describes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003