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Actress the Bishop & The Carnival Queen
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written by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; directed by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; produced by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
Examines the traditional annual Brazilian carnival where rival groups dress up in costumes and choose a carnival king and queen. It examines the history and roots of the custom, which was introduced for the slaves in the 17th century, but which was also intermerged with a festival for a West African god, master of...
written by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; directed by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; produced by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
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Amazon Games
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directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
Once a year, an Olympic flame is lit in Brazil announcing the opening of the Indigenous Games, the Games of the Amazon. This year, the event takes place in Porto Seguro, with 800 athletes from 30 different indigenous groups competing in traditional sports. 'The Amazon Games' tells the story of two tribes, the Mati...
directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
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Amazon Journal
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directed by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour
Geoffrey O'Connor, the filmmaker of Contact and At The Edge of Conquest has produced this fascinating chronicle of recent political events in the Brazilian Amazon. Beginning with the assassination of Chico Mendes in 1988 and ending with a return trip to Yanomami Territory in 1995, this six year journey provides an...
directed by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 2
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Steve Robinson, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
Bruce Parry continues his Amazon adventure, travelling through the jungles of Peru to visit the Achuar people, a remote tribe who are fighting to keep oil companies off their land. He undergoes a profound Shamanic ritual in an effort to find his vision.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Steve Robinson, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 3
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
In a remote part of the Brazilian Amazon Bruce Parry explores what happens when the outside world makes contact with isolated tribes. He visits old friends the Matis tribe and works with a logging crew cutting timber deep in the forest.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 4
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
It's the halfway point of Bruce Parry's epic journey as he reaches the vast nature reserve of Mamiraua, home to the Amazon's most iconic species. He lives with the Ribeirinho, the river people, and hunts for the Amazon's biggest fish, the pirarucu.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 6
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
Bruce Parry reaches the end of his Amazon adventure in Brazil's Para state where huge areas of forest are being cut down for cattle farming. Here the battle for the Amazon is at its most fierce and Bruce sees both sides living with the cowboys and the Kayapo Indians.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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At the Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai
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written by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor, Realis Pictures, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 29 mins
At the Edge of Conquest looks at the situation of the Waiapi Indians, a small, isolated tribe that came in contact with the outside world in the late 1970's. Today they are threatened by invading gold miners, by the Brazilian government's recent proposal to reduce their land by 10%, and the state government's plan...
written by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor, Realis Pictures, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 29 mins
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Axé: Music of the People of a Place
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directed by Chico Kertész, fl. 2017; produced by Igor Amorim, fl. 2017, Macaco Gordo (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Elo Audiovisual Serviços, 2017), 1 hour 55 mins
The documentary is a powerful trip through Brazilian origins and evolution of the most popular musical genre in the history of the nation. The story of Axé Music is a journey of identity, religion, rhythms, and an enthusiastic music full of life, dance, and fun. Axé is a musical tale that makes you want to shake...
directed by Chico Kertész, fl. 2017; produced by Igor Amorim, fl. 2017, Macaco Gordo (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Elo Audiovisual Serviços, 2017), 1 hour 55 mins
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Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism, and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé
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written by James Lorand Matory (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 392 page(s)
written by James Lorand Matory (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 392 page(s)
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