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  • Film, Video

    Olga / Catalog Record Only

    Based upon the life of German-born Olga Benário Prestes, wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Anarquistas : 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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • 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

    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
  • Film, Video

    O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias / Catalog Record Only

    A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in 1970, where he lived through two influencial events: Brazil winning the World Cup for the third time, and the dealings of a dictatorship.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Panorama histórico brasileiro Catalog Record Only

    "A série Panorama Histórico Brasileiro do Instituto Itaú Cultural apresenta 15 documentários sobre questões que falam diretamente à identidade nacional. O Brasil é apresentado desde o século XVIII até os ecos da pós-modernidade, início do século XXI, em recortes que, privilegiando o resgate da memória nacional e uma intencionalidade de construção de cidadania cultural, se propõem a abrir o debate num viés preferencialmente cultural ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Caminhos da memória a trajetória dos judeus em Portugal / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary on present day Jewish families in northeastern Brazil descended from Jews who converted to Catholicism to save their lives during the Inquisition and in many cases preserved Jewish rituals under the guise of Catholicism.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    A casa das sete mulheres Catalog Record Only

    Seven women living in rural Brazil during the Revolution of the Farrapos (1835-1845) undergo their own trials and tribulations as they wait for their men to return.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Amazônia de Galvez a Chico Mendes / Catalog Record Only

    A miniseries presented on TV Globo from January to April 2007; it recounts the history of Acre and its peoples through its struggles. The period covered begins in 1899 through 3 phases, ending in the decade of the 1980s, with the assassination of Chico Mendes December 22, 1988.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Memórias do cativeiro 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
  • Film, Video

    Programa Casé o que a gente não inventa, não existe / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about the pioneering Brazilian radio and television broadcaster Ademar Casé and his popular radio program, Programa Casé.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Oswaldo Cruz na Amazônia : a 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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Anos rebeldes Catalog Record Only

    "Mini series about the 1960s in Rio de Janeiro, when a politically engaged student falls in love with a left wing journalist's daughter who doesn't care for politics. The romance follows 15 years of Brazilian history, since President João Goulart deposition by military reactionary forces, until the first signs of restoration of democracy, in the 1980s."--Internet Movie Database website.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Mundialito Catalog Record Only

    Shows the political situation in the 80's when a international soccer contest is organized.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Versos e cacetes : o jogo do pau na cultura afro-fluminense / 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
  • Film, Video

    African slave trade. Becoming a slave in Brazil / Catalog Record Only

    Captain Pinckney explores the regions of Brazil that capitalized on the exchange of goods for African captives.

    • Date: 2001