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Horsemen, Episode 4, The Kadiweus - Brazil
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directed by Jean-Marie Cornuel; produced by Gilles Thion, Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001 and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 26 mins
At the end of the 16th century, the Kadiweu Indians used to dominate the valley of the Bodoquena, in the centre west of Brazil. Having captured many of the wild horses abandoned by the Spanish, they became excellent horsemen. Today, Thomas and his nephew Nelson, two authentic Kadiweus, perpetuate their ancestors...
directed by Jean-Marie Cornuel; produced by Gilles Thion, Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001 and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 26 mins
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The Hunt for the First Americans
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written by Walter Neves, fl. 1981; directed by Jean Claude Bragard, fl. 1998; produced by Jean Claude Bragard, fl. 1998 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
Current scientific research suggests that skulls from early Americans, pre-8000 BC, are of a completely different type to those that came after. It seems that these early peoples were Australoid in origin. So how did Australian Aborigines end up in the New World? Ancient Voices explores Stone Age archaeological si...
written by Walter Neves, fl. 1981; directed by Jean Claude Bragard, fl. 1998; produced by Jean Claude Bragard, fl. 1998 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
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In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 1, Episode 2, In the Mouth of the Amazon
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directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by David Yetman, 1941- and Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 1, Episode 2 (United States: Espresso TV, 2012), 25 mins
The Brazilian city of Belem at the mouth of the Amazon is a showcase of products from the great river basin. Now the famed açai berry is expanding Belem’s reputation. Reclusive river people, called ribeirinhos harvest the berries by climbing the tall palms where they grow and rush the produce by boat to the por...
directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by David Yetman, 1941- and Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 1, Episode 2 (United States: Espresso TV, 2012), 25 mins
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In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 2, Episode 3, The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon
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directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012 and David Yetman, 1941-, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 2, Episode 3 (United States: Espresso TV, 2014), 25 mins
In the early 1920s, a small group of Japanese peasants received a land grant deep in the vast forests of the Amazon. Today their descendents have become prosperous farmers, raising tropical crops and pepper, all the while protecting large tracts of primary tropical forest.
directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012 and David Yetman, 1941-, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 2, Episode 3 (United States: Espresso TV, 2014), 25 mins
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In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 3, Episode 5, Brazil’s Land of Sand
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directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012 and David Yetman, 1941-, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 3, Episode 5 (United States: Espresso TV, 2014), 25 mins
Long stretches of Brazil’s northeast coast are lined with sand dunes, some of them the size of small mountains, some of them so vast that they create their own climate. Their color, shape, and composition and their relationship with wind provide a striking variety of landscapes, each with its own ecological char...
directed by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012; produced by Daniel Duncan, fl. 2010-2012 and David Yetman, 1941-, Espresso TV, in In the Americas with David Yetman, Season 3, Episode 5 (United States: Espresso TV, 2014), 25 mins
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Infanticide in the Amazon
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produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 26 mins
The Deni tribe lives deep in the jungle of the Amazon in Brazil. They and other tribes have the tradition to kill unwanted children after they are born. Handicapped babies are buried alive or killed by breaking their neck. Missionary Marcia Suzuki tries to save these children by taking them from their tribe. Brazi...
produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 26 mins
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in The Kayapo: Out of the Forest (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018)
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Keepers of the Forest, Keepers of the Forest: The Mermaids Of Itamaraca
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directed by Vincent Grémillon; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Keepers of the Forest (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 26 mins
Leikerio is a Massaï. He works at the Lewa reserve at the foot of Mount Kenya and he is responsible for the protection of the 39 rhinoceroses living in the sanctuary. Like many other species, the rhino is threatened with extinction and the protection of guardian angels like Leikerio represents their only chance o...
directed by Vincent Grémillon; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Keepers of the Forest (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 26 mins
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Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4, Saving the Forest
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produced by Peter M. Evans, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 19 mins
A series exploring the past and present of two widely differing regions of the world. Set in the rainforests of Brazil and the Cameroon, where lifestyles and habitats are under threat.
produced by Peter M. Evans, fl. 1990, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Landmarks: Tropical Rain Forests, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 19 mins
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Lembranças do Futuro, Part 1
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directed by Ana Maria Magalhães, 1950-; produced by Ana Maria Magalhães, 1950-, Nova Era Produções de Arte, in Lembranças do Futuro (Aggregator Media, 2005), 51 mins
Documentary about architect and urban planner Affonso Eduardo Reidy. Part 1 tells the story of modern architecture in Brazil and Reidy's works on social housing.
directed by Ana Maria Magalhães, 1950-; produced by Ana Maria Magalhães, 1950-, Nova Era Produções de Arte, in Lembranças do Futuro (Aggregator Media, 2005), 51 mins
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