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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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    Notícias de uma guerra particular Catalog Record Only Notícias de uma guerra particular : Filmed during 1997 and 1998 in the "favelas" or slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This program documents the constant violence that exists between the police and drug dealers in Rio's slums, the social aspects of drug trafficking and how it plays a crucial part of the local economy. Santa Marta: duas semanas no morro : Documentary filmed ...
    • Contributor: Lund, Kátia - Salles, João Moreira - Zangrandi, Raquel - Oliveira, Mara De. - Salles, Laura - Gouvela, Adriana - Coutinho, Eduardo - Videofilmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2003
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    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 ...
    • Date: 2005
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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
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    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.
    • Date: 200?
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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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    Paixão e guerra no sertão de Canudos / Catalog Record Only In Portuguese. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.
    • Date: 1993
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    O Descobrimento do Brasil /
    Discovery of Brazil 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.
    • Date: 1997
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    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.
    • Date: 2005
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    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 ...
    • Date: 2008
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Araujo, Carlos - Rios, Luiz Henrique - Saraceni, Denise - Amaral, Maria Adelaide Santos Do. - Queiroz, Dinah Silveira De - Saraceni, Sergio - Chaseliov, Ada - Negrini, Alessandra - Borges, Alexandre - Gonçalves, André - Globo Video (Firm)
    • Date: 2002
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    Cabra marcado para morrer = A man listed to die
    Man listed to die Catalog Record Only
    In 1962, the Brazilian peasant leader João Pedro Teixeira was assassinated by two gunmen hired by local landowners. Teixeira's story was being filmed as a docu-drama with Teixeira's wife, Elizabeth, playing herself, but the 1964 military coup prevented the completion of the film. The entire crew was imprisoned and their equipment confiscated. Twenty years later, in a more democratic Brazil, director Eduardo Coutinho recovered ...
    • Contributor: Coutinho, Eduardo - Teixeira, Elizabeth - Silvo, João Virginio - Mapa Filmes
    • Date: 2014
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    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.
    • Date: 2009
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    Junho : o mês que abalou o Brasil Catalog Record Only "The documentary shows how, in the month of the Brazil World Cup, demonstrations against an increase in public transportation fares in São Paulo in June of 2013 evolved to a national scale, reaching hundreds of cities. The movement took over one million people to the streets and became an uprising against corruption, the lack of public services, and the extravagant spending on the World ...
    • Contributor: Wainer, João - Felipe, André - Damascena, Tejo - Amabis, Rica - 02 Play (Firm) - Folha De S. Paulo (Firm) - Tvfolha (Firm) - Paris Filmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2014
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    Democracia em preto e branco : futebol, política e rock n' roll
    Black and white democracy Catalog Record Only
    During the 80's, Brazilians were living under a dictatorship (since 1964). As Brazilians wearied of repression, some players of the soccer club Corinthians, from São Paulo, begin a new form of managing the team, always using polling to decide everything.
    • Contributor: Asbeg, Pedro - Muhlenberg, Arthur - Gama Rodrigues, Gustavo - Letier, Rodrigo - Krieger, Fabiano - Marcier, Lucas - Martins, Renato - Lee, Rita - Espn (Television Network) - Miração Filmes (Firm) - Tv Zero (Firm) - Bretz Filmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2014
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    Tempo de resistência
    Times of resistance Catalog Record Only
    Describes the struggle against the military dictatorship in Brazil in the 1960s and early 1970s from the perspective of those involved in the resistance. Includes archival footage and personal testimony from José Dirceu, Aloysio Nunes, Franklin Martins, Leopoldo Paulino, Denize Crispim.
    • Contributor: Ristum, André - Castro, Edgard De - Martins, Ícaro - Paulino, Leopoldo - Dirceu, José - Nunes, Aloysio - Martins, Franklin - Crispim, Denize - Sombumbo Filmes - Rádio E Televisão Cultura De São Paulo - Versátil Home Video (Firm)
    • Date: 2008
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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 ...
    • Date: 2008
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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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    Versos e cacetes : o jogo do pau na cultura afro-fluminense /
    Verses and cudgels : Catalog Record Only
    "The film Verses and Cudgels documents stick playing and its insertion into the Afro-Brazilian culture in the Paraiba Valley. Its protagonists are the descendents of slaves who worked on the coffee plantations during the nineteenth century. The first part of the film recreates the atmosphere of the calango dances, where two or more singers improvise verses and challenge each other to the music of ...
    • Date: 2011
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    Em teu nome--
    In your name-- Catalog Record Only
    In the early 1970s, João Carlos "Boni" Bona Garcia, a Brazilian engineering student, fought against the military dictatorship. Eventually arrested and expelled from the country, he and his girlfriend Cecilia will live in Chile, Argentina and France before they are able to return when the government fails. Based on a true story. "No inicio dos anos 70, Boni, um estudante de engenharia, entra na ...
    • Contributor: Nascimento, Paulo - Costa, Marilaine Castro Da. - Machado, Leonardo - Moro, Fernanda - Diniz, Nélson - Troncoso, César - Buarque, Sílvia - Feldens, Julia - Verza, Marcos - Antunes, Sirmar - Accorde Filmes
    • Date: 2011
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    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.
    • Date: 2007
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    Dia que durou 21 anos = The day that lasted 21 years
    day that lasted 21 years Catalog Record Only
    "The Day that Lasted 21 Years reveals how and why the United States supported a conspiracy to overthrow the Brazilian elected President Joao Goulart in 1964. Forty-five years later, Top Secret CIA and White House Telegrams reveal how United States Ambassador Lincoln Gordon acted behind the scenes to plan the longest military dictatorships of South America, which lasted until 1985, with the support of ...
    • Contributor: Tavares, Camilo - Tavares, Flavio - Pequi Filmes (Firm) - Eletrobrás. - Pragda (Firm)
    • Date: 2015
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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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    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.
    • Date: 2004
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    Programa Casé o que a gente não inventa, não existe /
    Radio days in Brazil Catalog Record Only
    A documentary about the pioneering Brazilian radio and television broadcaster Ademar Casé and his popular radio program, Programa Casé.
    • Date: 2010