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    Memórias do cativeiro
    Memories of captivity 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)."
    • Date: 2005
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    Omnibus. Catalog Record Only An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of six segments of varying lengths.
    • Date: 1953
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    Os inconfidentes Catalog Record Only Dramatization of the ill-fated coup d'état by a group of Brazilian military officers, poets and intellectuals and their failed attempt to overthrow the Portuguese Crown to establish a Brazilian Independent Republic in 1789, inspired by Rousseau and the success of the American Revolution when they severed ties with the British Empire in July 1776.
    • Contributor: Torres, Fernando - Pereio, Paulo César - Linhares, Luis - Wilker, José - Andrade, Joaquim Pedro De - Videofilmes (Firm) - Filmes Do Serro (Firm) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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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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    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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    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)
    • Date: 2010
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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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    Anarquistas : graças a Deus /
    Graças a Deus Catalog Record Only
    Relates the memories of an Italian family who emmigrated to Brazil, in the beginning of the 20th century, in search of the anarchist dream of a perfect society. Includes anecdotes from Zélia Gattai family.
    • 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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    História do Brasil por Boris Fausto Catalog Record Only Title derived from DVD menu. DVD.
    • Contributor: Fausto, Boris - Tv Escola (Brazil)
    • Date: 2002
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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Oswaldo Cruz na Amazônia : a revolta da vacina /
    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.
    • Date: 2002
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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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    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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    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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    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.
    • Date: 2010
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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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    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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    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