Samba Opus 1: Rio The Academy of Samba
A documentary directed by Yves Billon.
- Duration: 52 min
- Director: Yves Billon
- Release date: 1998
- Co-production: Les Films du Village M6 RFO
- Languages: English español français português
- Participation: CNC Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication Ministère des Affaires Etrangères Muzzik Procirep
- Broadcast format: Digital Betacam
- Distribution: Zaradoc
A musical travel through the 5 main Brazilian provinces and their capitals ; Rio, Salvador, Recife, Sao Luis and Sao Paulo which have been the meeting point of the most creative musical genres. Everywhere we went, famous or unknown artists told us about this rhythm the Brazilian are so crazy about. Everywhere the sun or the sweetness of the night encourage this taste for dancing or singing which is inside any Brazilian no matter if they are rich or poor. Everywhere the only reason for partying is called Samba.
Samba Opus 1: Rio the academy of Samba
Samba Opus 2: Bahia afro-musical domination
Samba Opus 3: Recife a street carnival
Samba Opus 4: Sao Luis Brazilian Jamaica
Samba Opus 5: Sao Paulo the rap of saturation