Mbya Reko Pygua

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    The sensibility of the Guarani people in educating its children can still be seen despite urban influences on the tribe. The film was shot entirely in Guarani language at a native tribe in Santa Catarina. It shows how …

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Taego Awa

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  Archive footage found by students in a university provided a rare testimony of a tragic encounter between Whites and Indians in 1973. The students decided to visit the tribe and show them these images, registering their reaction, their version …

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The Golden People Are All of Us

Inspired in a Guarani myth about the creation of the world, the film shows a magical encounter between a Tupi-Guarani tribe and an orchestra formed by young Germans visiting Brazil. Original title: O Povo Dourado Somos Todos Nós Runtime: 64 …

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Niemeyer – Life is a Breath of Air

Niemeyer – Life is a Breath of Air is a film that, without claiming to be groundbreaking or brilliant as the character who serves as its theme, uses the clarity of its lines and poetic forms to (re) construct the …

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Porto of Little Africa – Rio’s African District

The origins of Rio de Janeiro’s Port Area, also known as Little Africa. A place of strong African cultural heritage, full of samba and joy, but also where many important social  rebellions took place. Where Rio’s bohemian lifestyle and the …

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From Myths to Animals

Guarani myths refer to a magical time when people were animals. A transformation that includes values and both human and non-human characteristics, important to the social and cultural structure of the tribe. Through oral tradition, stories that explain the universe, spiritual …

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