Documentários brasileiros entre 1950 e 1999by Spectowsky | created - 23 Oct 2019 | updated - 23 Oct 2019 | Public
Breve lista de documentários relevantes para entender o Brasil e sua formação neste período.
3. Couro de Gato (1962)
12 min | Documentary, Short
A few weeks before Carnival, slum boys organize huntings for stray cats, whose leather can be used in Samba percussion instruments, like the Tamborim, a small drum.
4. Nós Que Aqui Estamos por Vós Esperamos (1999)
73 min | Documentary
A fascinating and poetical collage of countless images from the 20th century with the purpose of revealing matters of life and death during the era and its many social, cultural and ... See full summary »
6. Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994)
75 min | Documentary, Drama
In 1993, Sam Fuller takes Jim Jarmusch on a trip into Brazil's Mato Grosso, up the River Araguaia to the village of Santa Isabel Do Morro, where 40 years before, Zanuck had sent Fuller to ... See full summary »
7. Saravah (1972)
100 min | Documentary
Documentary about Brazilian music circa 1969, with extremely rare scenes, such as the only color footage of Pixinguinha, images of João da Baiana, one of the fathers of Samba, Maria ... See full summary »
10. ABC da Greve (1990)
75 min | Documentary
A detailed look at the events that led to the continuous strikes that shut down many factories during the still repressive days of the military regime. The workers union, led by syndicalist... See full summary »
11. Copa 78 - O Poder do Futebol (1979)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
Documentary about the Football World Cup held in Argentina in 1978, focusing on the competition and behind the scenes of the most important soccer competition in the world.
12. A Star Named Ayrton Senna (1998 Video)
112 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The Official Film of Brazil's greatest Formula One driver, Ayrton Senna, who's sudden death in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix sent shock waves around the World. It cemented his reputation ... See full summary »
14. Leonardo Pareja (1996)
117 min | Documentary
Documentary about Brazilian criminal Leonardo Pareja, with interviews with Pareja himself, his adoptive mother and several interns at Cepaigo penitentiary, where Pareja did time.
19. O Velho: A História de Luiz Carlos Prestes (1997)
105 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Brazil's history during the 20th Century serves as a background to Luiz Carlos Prestes's curious course. The Knight of Hope, as he was known, took part in the epic march of rebellious ... See full summary »
20. Arraial do Cabo (1960)
17 min | Documentary, Short
In the brazilian city of Arraial do Cabo, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, fishermen struggle to sustain their community. A big industry installs in town, changing the way and the culture of this small village.
23. Lavra Dor (1968)
11 min | Documentary, Short
A debate about the agrarian reform in Brazil, in free and poetic form, showing the countrymen's struggles and hardships, and rural unionism issues after the military coup, kind of a ... See full summary »
25. Terra para Rose (1987)
84 min | Documentary
Documentary about the oppression of a group of a thousand families who invaded Anoni Farm, a farm in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 1985, and their leader, Rose, a woman ... See full summary »
26. Braços Cruzados, Máquinas Paradas (1979)
76 min | Documentary
São Paulo, 1978. Three slates vie for leadership of the Metalworkers' Union of São Paulo, the largest in Latin America, with 300,000 members, and chaired by a "pelego" (aligned with the ... See full summary »
29. O Gigante, a Hora e a Vez do Cinegrafista (1969)
90 min | Documentary
Compilation of images by cameraman William Gericke (credited as producer and cinematographer), who for 50 years traveled around Brazil and recorded some rare images of the country's history in the 20th century.
31. O Sonho de Rose - 10 Anos Depois (2000)
92 min | Documentary
Documentary depicting what happened to the characters in the film Terra para Rose, made by the same director. Shows the life of some 1500 families of landless rural laborers who, for the ... See full summary »
32. O Som, ou Tratado de Harmonia (1984)
[The Sound, or Treatise on Harmony] (1984) - 35mm - 16 min.
A film about the desire of listening. An intermingling of voices from childhood, dreams, history, sex and politics. A visual ... See full synopsis »
Director: Arthur Omar
33. O Evangelho Segundo Teotônio (1984)
90 min | Documentary
The political course of Brazilian Senator Teotônio Vilela, nicknamed "O Menestrel das Alagoas" (The Minstrel from Alagoas), since he was from the State of Alagoas. He was one of the most ... See full summary »