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    The River of Doubt.
    River of Doubt [2]
    Film is Roosevelt Memorial Association compilation of footage from TR's 1913-1914 trip to South America during which he combined a series of lectures with an expedition in the Amazon Valley of Brazil to collect zoological specimens. The Roosevelt group was combined with a group of Brazilian scientists under the leadership of Col. Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon to explore the course of the uncharted...
    • Contributor: Gentry, Caroline - Fiala, Anthony - Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Rondon, Cândido Mariano Da Silva - Dyott, G. M. (George Miller) - Cherrie, George Kruck - Zahm, John Augustine - Roosevelt, Kermit - Miller, Leo E. (Leo Edward) - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Morgan, Edwin V. - Müller, Lauro S.
    • Date: 1928
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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, morning)
    Continuity and change in Brazilian popular literature | American Folklife Center symposium, 2011-09-26 to 2011-09-27
    Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet....
    • Contributor: Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace ... Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-09-27
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    New Ideas of Music Ownership & the Musical Life of the Kïsêdjê
    New ideas of music ownership and the musical life of the Kïsêdjê, a remote indigenous society in Brazil | American Folklife Center lecture, 2015-04-08
    The introduction of ideas taken from international intellectual property regimes to communities of indigenous peoples can lead to serious repercussions. This presentation discusses some of the results of the arrival new ideas and language about music and ceremonial ownership on central aspects of the musical, artistic, and economic life of a group of Brazilian Indians known in the literature as the Suyá, but who...
    • Contributor: Seeger, Anthony - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015-04-08
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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, afternoon)
    Continuity and change in Brazilian popular literature | American Folklife Center symposium, 2011-09-26 to 2011-09-27
    Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet....
    • Contributor: Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace ... Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-09-27
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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 1)
    Continuity and change in Brazilian popular literature | American Folklife Center symposium, 2011-09-26 to 2011-09-27
    Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet....
    • Contributor: Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace ... Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-09-26
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    A Bahia de Euclides da Cunha Catalog Record Only Author Oleone Coelho Fontes traces the steps of Euclides da Cunha through Bahia during the Guerra de Canudos, as immortalized in Cunha's book Os Sertões.
    • Contributor: Pronzato, Carlos - Fontes, Oleone Coelho - Mestiza Audiovisual (Firm)
    • Date: 2010
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    Curtas pernambucanos Catalog Record Only Six short films by Brazilian filmmakers.
    • Date: 1999
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    Contraponto 1 : música clássica brasileira : Daniel Guedes interpreta Bocchino e Didier.
    Música clássica brasileira : | Daniel Guedes interpreta Bocchino e Didier Catalog Record Only
    Daniel Guedes, violin ; Flávio Augusto, piano ; Orquestra Nova Música, conducted by Alceo Bocchino ; Fábio Presgrave, cello ; Quarteto Bocchino.
    • Contributor: Guedes, Daniel - Augusto, Flávio - Bocchino, Alceo - Presgrave, Fábio - Didier, Aluísio - Quarteto Bocchino - Orquestra Nova Música
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Memorial de Maria Moura /
    Maria Moura. Catalog Record Only
    Brazilian television mini-series set in the interior of the country in the 19th century. Family, honor and land are the main themes in the dramatic struggles of Maria Moura. Based on the novel of the same name by Rachel de Queiroz.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Lunário perpétuo
    Antonio Nóbrega em Lunário perpétuo Catalog Record Only
    DVD. Portuguese dialogue; Portuguese, English, French and Spanish subtitles. Cataloged from container.
    • Contributor: Carvalho, Walter - Nóbrega, Antônio
    • Date: 2003
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    Marku Ribas / Catalog Record Only Marku Ribas has a musical career spanning 45 years, during which he has been involved with numerous styles of music, including a variety of Brazilian musical styles. This concert is a cross-section of his catalogue, and illustrates his unique combination of sound.
    • Date: 2007
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    Brazil gets the news / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Source used: M/B/RS preliminary shelflist card; Collections: U.S. Government file. Received: ca. 10/15/1948; non-viewing print ; transfer; U.S. Governmnet Films Collection. Received: 10/24/2000 from LC video lab; viewing copy and master; preservation, LWO-36924; U.S. Government Films Collection. Item viewed for content.
    • Date: 1949
  • Film, Video
    Terras Lands
    Lands Catalog Record Only
    "Surrounded by the Amazon rainforest, the twin cities of Leticia and Tabatinga and the village of Santa Rosa constitute a triple border between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Beautifully photographed and researched, Lands explores the social and ecological impact of territorial limits, commerce and modernity on the lives of the local and indigenous population. ... Directed by noted Brazilian filmmaker Maya da-Rin, Lands maps out...
    • Contributor: Da-Rin, Maya Werneck - Werneck, Sandra - Moss, Hugo - Leite, Luiza - Cineluz - Synapse (Firm) - Cinema Guild
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Fabricando Tom Zé
    Tom Catalog Record Only
    A documentary that portrays the life and work of the Brazilian musician Tom Zâe, having as its backdrop his 2005 European Tour. Combines different video, film and animation formats in order to show a detailed vision of Tom Zâe's personal musical universe. In interviews, he narrates different parts of his life and tells about his musical debut in the early 60's, his downfall during...
    • Contributor: LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    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...
    • Date: 2003
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    Trabalhadores, imagens e memória Catalog Record Only "Os rurais da CUT: imagens e memórias" documents the social struggles in the field and the organization of rural workers. "Vulgo sacopã " tells the story of Antonio and his figt to continue living in one of the two more valued places in Rio, which was a slum until 1970. "O que eu conto do sertão é isso" records the transformations that have taken...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Incidente em Antares /
    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...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Rituais e festas de Quilombos Catalog Record Only Five documentaries about music, habits and behaviors from five different amazon "quilombos" - traditional communities founded by runaway black slaves in the nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: Instituto De Artes Do Par - Pará (Brazil : State). Secretaria De Estado Da Cultura - Mekaron Filmes
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Coletânea de curtas Catalog Record Only Selection of 8 Brazilian short films.
    • Date: 2006
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    Mehinaku mensagem de Amazônia /
    Mensagem de Amazônia | Message from Amazon | Message from the Amazon Catalog Record Only
    "Mehinaku-Message from the Amazon takes a profound look at a tribal community living in a remote part of the Upper Xingu. Seen through the eyes of the men of the city who, by living side by side with it, have clearly and concisely documented the daily life activities which constitute the very essence of these noble people"--Container.
    • Date: 2000
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    Elevado 3.5 Catalog Record Only A documentary about the crowd of people that commingle throughout the 3.5km of the Minhocão, an overpass in the central region of São Paulo , built during Brazil's military dictatorship.
    • Contributor: Sodré, João - Bühler, Maíra - Pastorelo, Paulo - Mariani, Matias - Motta, Flávio L. (Flávio Lichtenfels) - Nitsche, Marcello - Primo Filmes (Firm) - Lume Filmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2007
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    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.
    • Date: 2006
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    A guerra dos pelados Catalog Record Only A guerra dos pelados: In 1913, Brazilian peasants rise up when the government gives their land to a foreign railway -- Guerra do Brasil: Documentary on the Paraguayon War.
    • Contributor: Back, Silvio - Palácios, Alfredo - Galante, A. P. (Antonio Polo) - Volpini, Oscar Mílton - Iório, Átila - Soares, Jofre - Garcia, Stênio - Bouvyer, Dorothée Maria - Sassi, Guido Wilmar - Paraná Filmes - Cultura Marcas (Firm)
    • Date: 2001
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    O quatrilho /
    Qu4trilho Catalog Record Only
    The story of Italian immigrants living in Brazil from 1910 to 1930. Follows the tangled lives of two young couples.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Estamira Catalog Record Only Tells the story of a 63 year-old woman who suffers from schizophrenia. Estamira has lived and worked for the past 20 years at the waste disposal site of Jardim Gramacho in Rio de Janeiro. Charismatic and maternal, she shares her life with a community of elderly folk at the waste site. Filming began in January of 2000, when Estamira started getting treatment at a...
    • Contributor: Prado, Marcos - Padilha, José - Estamira - Riofilme (Organization) - Zazen Produções. - Vinny Filmes - Unifilmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2012