Porto of Little Africa – Rio’s African District

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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 city’s first favela were born. Little Africa taught Rio how to be carioca.

Original title: Porto da Pequena África
Runtime: 78 minutes
Year: 2014
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