Item Details

Brazil [electronic resource]: Priestesses, Samba Dancers, and Mulattos of Brazil

Radiotelevisión Española
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program discusses the lives of two groups of women-the women of northern Bahia and the mulattos of Rio de Janeiro-both descendants of African slaves. In Bahia, voodoo religious practices are revealed, as well as the problems of prostitution and AIDS. In Rio, the program examines the tradition of carnaval and the role of female mulatto samba dancers as sex objects.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
57 min.
Language
English
Rating
13 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 01, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Priestesses, samba dancers, and mulattos of Brazil
Series
Women of Latin America
Contents
  • Bahian Processions (3:01)
  • Bordellos in Bahia (2:49)
  • A Prostitute's Life (3:49)
  • Violence Against Women (1:46)
  • AIDS Epidemic in Brazil (2:28)
  • Voodoo: A Non-Discriminatory Religion (4:26)
  • Rio de Janeiro: Urban Social War (4:27)
  • The Tradition of Carnival (3:48)
  • National Assets of Brazil: Carnival and Mulatto Women (3:57)
  • Shanty Towns: Cities Within the City (2:28)
  • Rio de Janeiro: From Rosinia to San Corrado (3:51)
  • Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana (5:00)
  • Brazilian Women (4:47)
  • Employment Difficulties in Brazil (1:41)
  • Carnival Discrimination (2:39)
  • Xuxa: Epitome of Brazilian Contradiction (1:56)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1992.
Publisher no.
  • 7017s Films Media Group
  • 7019 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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