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Revisiting the triumph and controversy surrounding the film Filhas do Vento, the first Brazilian film made with a majority black cast and black director – Part 3


Filhas do Vento – The challenges and triumph Note: This is the third and final part of this three part series; see part 1 and part 2 Directing a cast full of well-known … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the triumph and controversy surrounding the film Filhas do Vento, the first Brazilian film made with a majority black cast and black director – Part 2


  Filhas do Vento – “Where are the white people?” – The reaction  Revisiting the triumph and controversy surrounding the film Filhas do Vento, the first Brazilian film made with … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the triumph and controversy surrounding the film Filhas do Vento, the first Brazilian film made with a majority black cast and black director – Part 1


Filhas do Vento DVD cover For today’s post and those of the next few days, I wanted to discuss Filhas do Vento, a 2004 film directed by Joel Zito Araújo. Now I’m … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment