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Tag: Cinema Novo

Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol (Black God, White Devil), from 1964, was directed by Gláuber Rocha and stars Othon Bastos

Brazil Bringing to the Screens a Revisionist History of the Country

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration is embarking on a project of cultural and historical ...

Bertolt Brecht

Brecht’s Legacy Lives on Brazilian Stage, Movies and Beyond

The significance of Bertolt Brecht’s groundbreaking theories from the twenties and thirties on the ...

Barren Lives, a Masterful Paradigm of Brazil’s Failure of Hope

The 1963 classic film Vidas Secas (Barren Lives), by director Nelson Pereira dos Santos, ...