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    Domésticas : o filme / Catalog Record Only

    The story of the rough, intertwined lives of a handful of 'domestics' in São Paulo and their poignant struggle against the challenges of the huge metropolis, and the difficult balancing of work, family, and different interpersonal relationships.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Terra em transe / Catalog Record Only

    Paulo Martins (Jardel Filho) is a young poet and journalist who is persuaded by his lover Sara (Glauce Rocha) to become involved in the politics of his country. He fights against two corrupt politicians, a populist governor (José Lewgoy) and a conservative president (Paulo Autran), both who were at one time his friends.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    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
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    Bicho de sete cabeças Catalog Record Only

    A trip to the mental institution of hell. Neto is a middle class teenager who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs in his pocket. The marijuana cigarette is just the final straw that exposes the family tragedy. Neto is thrown into an absurd, inhumane reality in which the people are devoured by a corrupt ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Incidente em Antares / Catalog Record Only

    "In 1963, in the fictitious city of Antares in South of Brazil, the workers decide to strike, fighting for better salaries and working conditions. Meanwhile, seven locals die. Once their bodies remain unburied due to the general strike, they decide to claim to the local authorities the right of being buried. Local authorities are not able to force the workers to return to their ...

    • 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
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    O dragão da maldade contra o santo guerreiro / Catalog Record Only

    "Antonio of the Death is a "cangaceiros" killer. Cangaceiro is the local name for a popular leader. Antonio is hired to kill the one who seems to be the last one in the Pirahna's Valley. This man is being followed by a strange woman who is considered a Saint. Once Antonio has killed the Cangaceiro, he changes his way of thinking when listening to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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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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    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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    2 filhos de Francisco : a história de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen. Based on a true story.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005