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    • The golden age of Brazilian cinema: Cinema Novo

      A documentary directed by .

      Cin­ema Novo, born at the end of the 1950’s, ranked Brazil­ian cin­ema among the world’s great­est mod­ern pro­duc­tions. Five film­mak­ers of this period remem­ber this adven­ture, which gave Brazil­ian cin­ema an iden­tity of its own. They recount how, notwith­stand­ing the con­ser­v­a­tive soci­ety, they over­came all finan­cial, tech­ni­cal and polit­i­cal obstacles. […]

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    • Lambada: the true story

      A documentary directed by , .

      1989 – fall of Berlin wall – col­lapse of main ide­olo­gies – Lam­bada topped the charts. An unprece­dented pro­mo­tional cam­paign thrust Lam­bada to the top of the 1989 sum­mer charts. This Brazil­ian tune, rearranged in Paris, had a sky­rock­et­ing com­mer­cial success.

      Launched through adver­tis­ing spots for the French “Music Festival ” […]

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    • Kreol New

      A documentary directed by .

      Mario Lucio, a musi­cian and a poet from Capo Verde is record­ing his next record enti­tled KREOL.
      Such world­wide known musi­cians as Mil­ton Nasci­mento, Pablo Milanes, Teresa Salgueiro, Cesaria Evora, sing with him accord­ing to the var­i­ous stops he has made in Africa, Europe, Brazil, Cuba and Mar­tinique fol­low­ing the former […]

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    • Samba Opus: the serie

      A documentary directed by .

      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 […]

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    • Samba Opus 1: Rio The Academy of Samba

      A documentary directed by .

      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 […]

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    • Samba Opus 3: Recife a street carnival

      A documentary directed by .

      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 […]

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    • Samba Opus 4: Sao Luis Brazilian Jamaica

      A documentary directed by .

      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 […]

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    • Samba Opus 5: Sao Paulo, the Rap of saturation

      A documentary directed by .

      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 […]

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    • My first contact: autonomy on their ancestral territories

      A documentary directed by , .

      It hap­pened forty years ago, on the bank of the Rio Jatoba in the mid­dle of the Brazil­ian Ama­zon­ian for­est. The Ikpeng Indi­ans, a tribe of aggres­sive war­riors, met with the white man for the first time ever. The Indi­ans relate this deci­sive meet­ing that irre­versibly changed their lives. We […]

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    • The night, the dictatorship fell: Lisbon, April 1974

      A documentary directed by .

      Por­tu­gal, April 1974 a mil­i­tary coup organ­ised by young offi­cers gath­ered in an under­ground organ­i­sa­tion — the Move­ment of Armed Forces– (MAF) over­threw the gov­ern­ment of Marcelo Cae­tano, who had suc­ceeded Salazar. How could this coup, car­ried out by some young offi­cers, have opened the way to such a powerful […]

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    • The Fado, light and shade

      A documentary directed by , .

      For two cen­turies, the FADO has sung the soul of the por­tuguese. The Fado is a song which takes posi­tion of the lis­tener. To go to towards it — through its his­tory, its tra­di­tions, and its pro­tag­o­nist — is to dis­cover the great­est manifestation […]

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