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Leva
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directed by Luiza Marques and Juliana Vicente; produced by Canal Futura and Preta Portê Filmes (Brazil: Canal Futura, 2011), 55 mins

El documentario acompaña la vida de familias que invaden un edificio en la región metropolitana de São Paulo, mostrando como se unieron para hacer habitables esos espacios abandonados de la ciudad y buscando la concienciación de las personas como individuos a través de lo colectivo.

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directed by Luiza Marques and Juliana Vicente; produced by Canal Futura and Preta Portê Filmes (Brazil: Canal Futura, 2011), 55 mins
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Little Brazil: An Ethnography of Brazilian Immigrants in New York City
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written by Maxine Margolis (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 364 page(s)
written by Maxine Margolis (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 364 page(s)
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Living Cultures, Red Skin
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directed by Charlie Buffet, fl. 2014; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Living Cultures (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
In northern Amazonia, in one of the most inaccessible forests of Brazil, the Wajapi live an existence preserved from modern influence. Fleeing from white people, their diseases, massacres, and forest clearance, they tried to preserve their identity and their way of life. Here, painting one's skin red is a way of...
directed by Charlie Buffet, fl. 2014; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Living Cultures (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
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Memórias do Esquecimento
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directed by André Cicalo, fl. 2010; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2010), 31 mins
Despite the central place that Rio de Janeiro played in the Atlantic slave trade until the end of the 19th century, traces of this past remain largely hidden in the urban landscape. This forgetting is not simply a random phenomenon; it also relates to the ideal of racial democracy which has been used to downplay r...
directed by André Cicalo, fl. 2010; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2010), 31 mins
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Mini Cine Tupy
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written by Sergio Bloch; directed by Sergio Bloch (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 11 mins
This delightful short is for film lovers everywhere. Jose Zagati is a trash gatherer on the outskirts of Sao Paulo. To his wife's dismay, he is obsessed with creating and running a fully functioning film theater from recycled objects. The seats, projector and the very films themselves come from discarded objects....
written by Sergio Bloch; directed by Sergio Bloch (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 11 mins
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Odô Yá!: Life with AIDS
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written by Tania Cypriano; directed by Tania Cypriano; produced by Tania Cypriano (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 59 mins
This is the affirming story of how Candomble, a Brazilian religion of African origin, has become a source of strength and power for a group of AIDS sufferers. Shot in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Bahia, it shows the rituals of Candomble and the celebration of Carnival. It features the personal struggles and words...
written by Tania Cypriano; directed by Tania Cypriano; produced by Tania Cypriano (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 59 mins
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Owners of the Water: Conflict and Collaboration Over Rivers
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written by Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008; directed by David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008, Caimi Waiassé, fl. 2009 and Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008; produced by David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008, Caimi Waiassé, fl. 2009 and Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 33 mins
A unique collaboration between two indigenous filmmakers and an anthropologist, Owners of the Water is a compelling documentary with groundbreaking ethnographic imagery. A central Brazilian Xavante, a Wayuu from Venezuela, and a US anthropologist explore an indigenous campaign to protect a river from devastating e...
written by Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008; directed by David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008, Caimi Waiassé, fl. 2009 and Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008; produced by David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008, Caimi Waiassé, fl. 2009 and Laura R. Graham, fl. 2008 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 33 mins
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Passagem Para, Episódio 123, Especial América Latina
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directed by Luís Nachbin, 1964-; produced by Canal Futura, in Passagem Para, Episódio 123 (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State: Canal Futura, 2007), 52 mins

El periodista Luís Nachbin viaja solo por el mundo y muestra, con tono intimista, diversos aspectos de los países visitados, entrevistando a personajes locales y nativos de esos países residentes en Brasil, haciendo una correlación entre las culturas.

O jornalista Luís Nachbin viaja sozinho pelo mundo e mostra, c...

directed by Luís Nachbin, 1964-; produced by Canal Futura, in Passagem Para, Episódio 123 (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State: Canal Futura, 2007), 52 mins
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Recortes do Brasil, Maranhão: Casa Fanti-Ashanti
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directed by Alexandre Alencar, fl. 1995; produced by Luni Produções and Canal Futura, in Recortes do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State: Canal Futura, 2007), 10 mins
This episode is about the ritual and festivities being performed by Afro-Brazilian community in the house of cult called, Casa Fanti Ashanti in São Luis, Maranhão.
directed by Alexandre Alencar, fl. 1995; produced by Luni Produções and Canal Futura, in Recortes do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State: Canal Futura, 2007), 10 mins
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Recortes do Brasil, Episode 28, Samba de Cacete
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directed by Marcelo Pinheiro, in Recortes do Brasil, Episode 28 (Brazil: Canal Futura, 2007), 5 mins

A través de testimonios, imágenes e historias de los estados de Maranhão, Pará, Minas Gerais y Espírito Santo, el programa narra la importancia de la construcción de la identidad de los habitantes de las ciudades cortadas por las vías de fierro en Brasil.

Através de depoimentos, imagens e histórias dos estados d...

directed by Marcelo Pinheiro, in Recortes do Brasil, Episode 28 (Brazil: Canal Futura, 2007), 5 mins
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