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  • Film, Video

    Tim Maia não há nada igual Catalog Record Only

    Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession.

    • Contributor: Lima, Mauro - Teixeira, Rodrigo - Pellegrino, Antonia - Miranda, Dudu - Malta, Junior - Santana, Babu - Reymond, Cau - Moraes, Alinne - Nunes, Robson - Rt Features - Downtown Filmes - Paris Filmes (firm) - Globo Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video

    Democracia em preto e branco : futebol, política e rock n' roll 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
  • Film, Video

    O lobo atrás da porta Catalog Record Only

    "A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped."--IMDb.com.

    • Contributor: Coimbra, Fernando - Gullane, Caio - Gullane, Fabiano - Ivanov, Debora - Lacerda, Gabriel - Leal, Leandra - Cortaz, Milhem - Nascimento, Fabiula - Cazarré, Juliano - Carvalho, Lula ... Coimbra, Fernando - Gullane, Caio - Gullane, Fabiano - Ivanov, Debora - Lacerda, Gabriel - Leal, Leandra - Cortaz, Milhem - Nascimento, Fabiula - Cazarré, Juliano - Carvalho, Lula - Akerman, Karen - Cutz, Ricardo - Imagem Filmes (firm) - Gullane Filmes (firm) - Tc Filmes - Cabra Filmes (firm) - Pela Madrugada (firm)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    Chofer de Praça Catalog Record Only

    "O humilde Zacarias vai para a cidade grande com sua mulher para arrumar emprego e ajudar seu filho a pagar os estudos. Seu maior sonho é ver o filho se formando e para isto, está disposto a fazer o possível e o impossível. Eis que surge um trabalho como Chofer de Praça . Pronto, era tudo o que ele precisava para fazer o público ...

    • Contributor: Mazzaropi, Amácio - Amaral, Milton - Prado, Geny - Nabuco, Ana Maria - Morales, Carmem - Faria, Celso - Duval, Roberto
    • Date: 2000
  • 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

    Metanoia Catalog Record Only

    Despite his good upbringing, Eduardo is a crack addict in São Paulo, Brazil. His mother desperately attempts to help him and goes to extremes to do so.

    • Contributor: Nagle, Miguel - Oliveira, Caíque - Falbel, Einat - Blat, Caio - Hornos, Lucas - Teixeira, Thogun - 4u Films (firm) - Cia. De Artes Nissi - Europa Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2015
  • 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

    Terra em transe / Catalog Record Only

    Paulo Martins (Jardel Filho) is a young poet and journalist who is persuaded by his lover Sara (Glauce Rocha) to become involved in the politics of his country. He fights against two corrupt politicians, a populist governor (José Lewgoy) and a conservative president (Paulo Autran), both who were at one time his friends.

    • Date: 2006
  • 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 dragão da maldade contra o santo guerreiro / Catalog Record Only

    "Antonio of the Death is a "cangaceiros" killer. Cangaceiro is the local name for a popular leader. Antonio is hired to kill the one who seems to be the last one in the Pirahna's Valley. This man is being followed by a strange woman who is considered a Saint. Once Antonio has killed the Cangaceiro, he changes his way of thinking when listening to ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    O homem do pau Brasil Catalog Record Only

    "A visual and aural collage made of passages from [Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade]'s works, moments from the author's own life, and Joaquim Pedro [de Andrade]'s interpretations of the writer and his legacy. Oswald is played by both a man and woman. Characters from Brazil's literary and artistic past appear in various scenes, some in re-enactments of actual events. ... An homage that's simultaneously ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Incidente em 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

    Morro dos prazeres Catalog Record Only

    Brazilian police try to maintain law and order in the slums of Rio de Janeiro.

    • Contributor: Ramos, Maria Augusta - Baan, Sylvia - Ades, Eduardo - Santos, Daniela - Gonçalves, Guy - Bittencourt, Leo - Akerman, Karen - Santos, Brulaine Dos - Silva, Orlando Da. - Magalhães, Wellington - Odilon, Jefferson - Nofoco Filmes - Keydocs (firm) - Vpro - Bretz Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2013
  • 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

    Dzi Croquettes Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about the Brazilian drag cabaret troupe Dzi Croquettes. Founded in the early 1970s in Rio de Janeiro, its gender and sexual taboo breaking performances were influential as a subversive means of resistance to the military dictatorship. The troupe moved to Paris, where it attracted international attention, including from Liza Minelli. Director Issa, who grew up around Dzi Croquettes, uses interviews and archival ...

    • Contributor: Issa, Tatiana - Alvarez, Raphael - Tria Productions - Canal Brasil (firm)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Conterrâneos velhos de guerra Catalog Record Only

    Documentary about the people who came from all over Brazil to work in the construction of the city of Brasília, their stories, and the abuse and humiliation they suffered in the process

    • Contributor: Carvalho, Vladimir - Bastos, Othon - Instituto Moreira Salles - Bretz Filmes (firm)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    2 filhos de Francisco : a história de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen. Based on a true story.

    • Date: 2005
  • 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
  • Film, Video

    Bicho de sete cabeças Catalog Record Only

    A trip to the mental institution of hell. Neto is a middle class teenager who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs in his pocket. The marijuana cigarette is just the final straw that exposes the family tragedy. Neto is thrown into an absurd, inhumane reality in which the people are devoured by a corrupt ...

    • Date: 2002
  • 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