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PASSINHO DANCE OFF

PassinhoDanceOffPoster(A Batalha do Passinho)
2013/75 min

Director: Emílio Domingos
Writers: Júlia Mariano, Emílio Domingos
Editor: Guilherme Schumann
Cinematographers: Daniel Neves, Paulo Castiglione
Music: DJ Vinimax
Producers: Júlia Mariano, Emílio Domingos
Production Company: Osmose Filmes

 

When the video “Passinho Foda” reached 4 million views on YouTube, Beiçola and his friends were surprised. Recorded with a digital camera in a back yard during a barbecue, the video showed a new way to dance carioca funk. In less than a week, it went viral on the Internet. The documentary portrays this phenomena and discovers how the culture around the funk world has expanded beyond funk dance parties, DJs, and favelas.


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TWENTY YEARS LATER

cartaz(Cabra Marcado para Morrer)
Documentary/ Fiction
1984 / 119 min
Colour
35mm. VOSTF

Written and directed by: Eduardo Coutinho
Edition: Eduardo Escorel
Music: Rogerio Rossini
Producers: Eduardo Coutinho, Vladimir de Carvalho and Produções Cinematográficas Mapa

 

In 1964, Coutinho shoots a docu-drama about the life in the Northeastern region of Brazil, and the life of a local general that was assassinated. The shooting is interrupted by the military coup d’état that same year. Almost twenty years later, Coutinho goes back to the Northeast where he meets with the family and surviving actors of his original documentary.

AUGUSTO BOAL AND THE THEATER OF THE OPPRESSED

AugustoBoal-Cartaz(Augusto Boal e o Teatro do Oprimido)
Documentary
2011/62 min
Colour

Director: Zelito Viana
Presenting Interviews with: Ferreira Gullar, Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque, Cecília Boal, Julian Boal, Aderbal Freire-Filho Bárbara Santos and Helen Sarapeck.

 

The playwright and writer Augusto Boal achieved fame after developing techniques of what is known as “Teatro do Oprimido”. The proposal is based on breaking with the immobility of the spectators in order to make them interact with the play. Boal was also known for his great political participation during military dictatorship, which made him victim of arrest, torture and exile.