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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 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 5
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
Bruce Parry explores the wealth of the Amazon rainforest. He parties with the millionaires of Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, he lives and works with the illegal gold miners seeking their fortune and he sleeps in the forest canopy with the scientists trying to value the forest in a revolutionary new way.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, 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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Barbara and Her Friends in Candombleland
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directed by Carmen Opipari, fl. 1997 and Sylvie Timbert (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1997), 58 mins
In the divine Afro Brazilian cult Candomble is an initiation religion centred around possession. The filmmakers concentrate on children who introduce and guide us to this world. The children play at Candomble. Passing from simulation of the representation, the children touch on the possession dance. Many are eager...
directed by Carmen Opipari, fl. 1997 and Sylvie Timbert (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1997), 58 mins
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Barrie Machin's Brazil, Capoeira Bahia
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directed by Barrie Machin, fl. 1972; produced by Barrie Machin, fl. 1972, in Barrie Machin's Brazil (Privately Published, 2013), 2 mins
This video, filmed by Barrie Machin, features a demonstration of capoeira on the streets of Brazil.
directed by Barrie Machin, fl. 1972; produced by Barrie Machin, fl. 1972, in Barrie Machin's Brazil (Privately Published, 2013), 2 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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Body Games
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-, Manganga Produções and On Land Productions (United Kingdom: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
The film follows master Cobra Mansa and his friends in the search for the African roots of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira. A powerful myth links Capoeira to a legendary Angolan game called Engolo – the Zebra dance. The film documents, for the first time, Engolo as well as other combat games, dances and music...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-, Manganga Produções and On Land Productions (United Kingdom: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
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