Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: black directors

With the release of documentary ‘The Case of the Wrong Man’, Camila de Moraes becomes first black woman director in 34 years to have film released in commercial theater – What took so long?


Note from BW of Brazil: The work and importance of black Brazilians filmmakers is yet another area that is very important to this blog. Afro-Brazilians have been creating incredible short … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Black women filmmakers combine idealism with cinematic technique and are earning more space on the big screen


LĂ­lian Santiago You may not remember the names of the directors or producers of the last movies you watched, but surely they were there. In Brazil, women are the majority behind … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · 1 Comment