Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Milton Gonçalves

Brazilian novela “Lado a Lado” wins Emmy Award; series portrayed the situation of blacks after the abolition of slavery


Note from BW of Brazil: Recently here at BW of Brazil, we presented the news that FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) had rejected the suggestion of actors Lázaro Ramos … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 8 Comments

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