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    New Ideas of Music Ownership & the Musical Life of the Kïsêdjê

    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
  • Collection

    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, afternoon)

    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
  • Film, Video

    The 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: Roosevelt, Theodore - 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. - Fiala, Anthony - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1928
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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 1)

    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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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, morning)

    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
  • Film, Video

    Adoniran Barbosa : Programa Ensaio 1972 / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Flavio / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary follows incidents of a single day in the life of a twelve-year old boy named Flavio. He is one of a family of ten living on a squalid, impoverished hillside across the bay from a large city. The film depicts the details, moods, and tensions which affect the boy who, though suffering from a serious illness, keeps the house going and represents ...

    • Date: 1961
  • Film, Video

    Eliezer Batista o engenheiro do Brasil / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the life of Eliezer Batista.

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    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

    O astro / Catalog Record Only

    "A novela começa em 2002, ano da conquista do pentacampeonato mundial de futebol pelo Brasil, quando, na cidade de Bom Jesus do Rio Claro, Herculano Quintanilha é traído pelo companheiro de trapaças, Neco da Silva, que foge com o dinheiro angariado para a reforma da igreja do lugarejo com a conversa dos "arquitetos". Herculano é humilhado em praça pública e foge para uma delegacia ...

    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    Meu Brasil Catalog Record Only

    This documentary explores the question of what causes community organizers to work for basic rights and services for their communities by following the daily lives of three community leaders and their participation in the fifth World Social Forum. As they interact with fellow participants, they seek ways to combat discrimination and improve living conditions in their communities.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Família Alcântara / Catalog Record Only

    "Alcantara family is a close encounter with an extended family, whose origins refer to the Congo River basin in Africa. Through generations, continue preserving its history, maintained by centuries of oral tradition, traditional customs and practices from Africa to South America. The film demonstrates how fragments of memory can provide historical and spiritual connections to become a source of cultural resistance and identity for ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Sudoeste Catalog Record Only

    "... a young woman named Clarice gives birth on her deathbed to a baby girl also christened Clarice by the bruxa (or witch) attending the nearly simultaneous moments of death and birth. Spirited away to a remote lakeside village, baby Clarice lives her whole life in the span of twenty-four hours, and yet (as the film's vast, black-and-white panoramas suggest) even so compressed a ...

    • Contributor: Nunes, Eduardo - Sarmiento, Guilherme - Dacosta, Helder - Leblanc, Patrick - Spoladore, Simone - Bonfante, Raquel - Bastos, Regina - Tropicalstorm Entertainment (firm) - Superfilmes (firm) - 3 Tabela Filmes (firm) - Instituto Moreira Salles - Bretz Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    A opinião pública / Catalog Record Only

    "Documentary about middle-class people in Rio de Janeiro, in the sixties, when Brazil was going through a hard period in its history, with the military coup and the following dictatorship. Interviews with people in the street disclose their fears, aspirations and political alienation."--IMDb.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Cartola / Catalog Record Only

    A biographical film of Brazilian samba composer Cartola (1908-1980).

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    A alma da gente Catalog Record Only

    A documentary film about the Corpo de Dança da Maré, from the northern zone of Rio de Janeiro. Filmed in two stages with an interval of ten years (2002 and 2012). Captures the day-to-day trials of the members of the group as they work through choreography, costume fitting and the day of performance.

    • Contributor: Solberg, Helena - Meyer, David - Silva De Souto, Aline - Alves, Amanda - Zine, Beatriz - Barcelos, Cadu - Abramo, Luís. - Berg, Jordana - Eh! Filmes - Radiante Filmes - Petróleo Brasileiro, S.A. - Bretz Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    Fabricando Tom Zé / 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 ...

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Mandrake. Rosas negras. Catalog Record Only

    Episode no. 11. Marcos Palmeira, Luís Carlos Miele, Marcelo Serrado. In Portuguese. Based on the novel by Rubem Fonseca. MAVIS 1810056; Mandrake. Rosas negras. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; description.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    O cheiro do ralo / Catalog Record Only

    "A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control"--Internet movie database WWW site, viewed June 29, 2012.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Hilda Furacão Catalog Record Only

    DVD release of the television miniseries based on the romance by Robert Drummond that tells story of Hilda Hurricane, who abandons everything to work in a brothel.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    [Scenes of TR, 1913-1915] Catalog Record Only

    Three individual sequences of TR in South America, San Francisco, and New York City: 1) TR, with Edwin V. Morgan, American Ambassador to Brazil, on his right, and Dr. Lauro S. Müller, Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs, on his left (closest to camera), pose on the steps of the Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro; a man who may be Anthony Fiala and Father ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - Gaumont Co. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1913
  • Film, Video

    Eduardo Gudin & Notícias dum Brasil 3 tempos / Catalog Record Only

    Recording of a concert featuring celebrated Brazilian musician Eduardo Gudin and past members of his musical group Noticias dum Brasil, held at the SESC Pompeia theater, São Paulo, Jan. 16-17, 2010.

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2002