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Barren Lives

  Based on a revered novel by Graciliano Ramos, this drama depicts the lives of a poor family in the dry northeastern region of Brazil.  Focusing on Fabiano and his Read More

Waste Land

  Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest Read More

Black God, White Devil

  During yet another drought-blighted year in the sertão, the arid hinterland of the north-east Brazil, ranch hand Manoel kills his boss after a dispute over money. Manoel and his Read More

Underground Game

  To find the woman of his life, man makes a game up: he enters a subway train wagon, picks a woman he likes and waits to see whether she’s Read More

Black Orpheus

  In the heady atmosphere of Rio’s carnival, two people meet and fall in love. Eurydice, a country girl, has run away from home to avoid a man who arrived Read More

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

  In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking Read More

Elite Squad

  In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operation Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug Read More

Neighboring Sounds

  Life in a middle-class neighborhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings Read More

City of Men

  Childhood friends Ace (Douglas Silva) and Wallace (Darlan Cunha) are both approaching their 18th birthdays. Ace struggles to raise his son alone after the mother takes a job in Read More

God Is Brazilian

  Taoca, a part-time fisherman and small-time con artist, finds a man holding on to a buoy in the middle of the ocean. The man claims he is God, but Read More