100 anos de Humberto Mauro - Canto da Saudade - O canto da saudade (lenda do carreiro)

Barcode: 58925576 Call Number: L-RP50 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 100 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Portuguese Creator: Humberto Mauro Description: A woman runs off with her secret lover while her father is involved in his mayoral campaign and the accordionist who loves her goes to find her. Collection: Language Resource Center

100 anos de Humberto Mauro - Lábios sem Beijos - Lips Without Kisses

Barcode: 58925577 Call Number: L-RP51 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 53 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Humberto Mauro Description: With the urban sophisticated setting of Rio de Janeiro as a backdrop, Lábios sem Beijos is a delightful romantic comedy, dealing with the relationship between a wealthy, vivacious society girl and a young man with the reputation of a Don Juan. The humorous complications that follow are finally happily resolved. Collection: Language Resource Center

100 anos de Humberto Mauro - Tesouro Perdido - Lost Treasure

Barcode: 58925578 Call Number: L-RP52 Material Type: Video -VHS Language: Portuguese Creator: Humberto Mauro Description: The film was first shown in Cataguases in August 1927 and, upon its presentation in Rio de Janeiro, won an award as the best Brazilian film of the year. With a cast that included Mauro’s wife billed as Lola Lys in her only screen appearance, Thesouro Perdido revealed the remarkable cinematic skills of the self-taught filmmaker. Inspired by American productions, the film is a melodramatic adventure story involving bandits in search of a treasure map. The scenes in which they kidnap the heroine ... Collection: Language Resource Center

1986: Era Uma Vez Outra Vez

cover image Barcode: 58963713 Call Number: FR-POR Men Material Type: Print Language: Portuguese Creator: Alessandro Mendonça Collection: Language Resource Center

2 Filhos de Francisco : A História de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano = Two Sons of Francisco

cover image Barcode: 58965873 Call Number: V-POR 101 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 129 min Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Breno Silveira Description: "The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen." -- IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

A Dama do Casarão

cover image Barcode: 58963712 Call Number: FR-POR Aze Material Type: Print Language: Portuguese Creator: Milton Mariano Azevedo Collection: Language Resource Center

A Era Jk

Barcode: 45300023 Call Number: L-RP13 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 17 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Francisco Casar Filino Description: The years between 1955 and 1960 were marked by a development strategy based on planning and rationality, whose symbols were President Juscelino Kubitschek, known as J.K., and the construction of Brasilia. In the same spirit, concrete art arises. (Instituto Cultural Ita) Collection: Language Resource Center

A Hora Da Estrela

cover image Barcode: 58963274 Call Number: FR- POR Lis Material Type: Print Language: Portuguese Creator: Clarice Lispector Description: "This brief, strange, and haunting tale is the story of Macabea, one of life's unfortunates. Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a poor living as a typist, Macabea loves movies, Coca-Colas, and her rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly, underfed, sickly and unloved. Rodrigo recoils from her wretchedness, and yet he cannot avoid the realization that for all her outward misery, Macabea is inwardly free, she doesn't seem to know how unhappy she ... Collection: Language Resource Center

A hora de estrela = Hour of the Star

cover image Barcode: 58954363 Call Number: V-POR 059 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 96 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Suzana Amaral Description: "Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the subways. She describes herself saying, "I am a typist and a virgin, and I like Coca-Cola." Then she meets Olimpico, a north-easterner like herself, who has dreams of becoming a Congressman." -- IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

A hora de estrela = Hour of the Star

cover image Barcode: 58957262 Call Number: V-POR 059.02 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 96 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Suzana Amaral Description: "Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the subways. She describes herself saying, "I am a typist and a virgin, and I like Coca-Cola." Then she meets Olimpico, a north-easterner like herself, who has dreams of becoming a Congressman." -- IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

A Machine to Live In

cover image Barcode: 58965514 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 88 min Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Yoni Goldstein & Meredith Zielke Description: "A Machine to Live In is a feature-length documentary about the imaginative and material processes of building one’s utopia. The film documents the history of highly controlled modernist planning in Brazil alongside radical projects in cult and mystical architecture. The film’s attention radiates outward from Niemeyer and Costa’s capital, Brasília, to the flourishing landscape of UFO cults, pyramids, monuments, and futurist projects."- Production company's web site Collection: Language Resource Center

A Parábola do Pai Misericordioso

cover image Barcode: 58959036 Call Number: FR-POR Bar Material Type: Print Language: Portuguese Creator: written by Alvaro Barreiro Collection: Language Resource Center

A Rocinha Tem Historias

Barcode: 58918048 Call Number: L-RP42 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 35 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Portuguese Creator: Eunice Gutman Collection: Language Resource Center

Amores de Rua - Street Lovers

Barcode: 58922960 Call Number: L-RP47 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 28 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Eunice Gutman Description: A documentary about prostitution in Brazil. Includes portraits of sex workers and discussion of personal issues and working conditions. Collection: Language Resource Center

Anos 30: Entre Duas Guerras, Entre Duas Artes - The Thirties: Between Two Wars, Between Two Arts

Barcode: 45300020 Call Number: L-RP10 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 17 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Decio Pignatari Description: The crash of the New York stock market in 1929 was a historical fact of great consequences in the following decade. In brazil, amid conflicts and revolutions, art became popular and nationalistic. This film shows the artists reactions to these events. (Instituto Cultural Ita ) Collection: Language Resource Center

Another Man's Garden = O Jardim do Outro Homem

cover image Barcode: 58961000 Call Number: DV-POR 047 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 80 min. Language: Portuguese Description: For a young girl who wants to study medicine in Mozambique, the obstacles extend far beyond the distractions of her boyfriend and her family. A moment of weakness or an error in judgment can cost her a place at the university, an irretrievable loss in a country with so few opportunities for women. Sol de Carvalho dedicates this film to the courage of young women who continue to strive against the odds, proving that educating a girl is not a waste of time in a land where it is perceived that ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Antonia

cover image Barcode: 58954227 Call Number: V-POR 055 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 88 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Tata Amaral Description: From the producers of City of God and acclaimed writer/director/producer Tata Amaral comes Antônia, a moving, soulful look into the lives of four women living on the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil. Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, the talented young women form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism, and violence. One by one, they succumb to their grim realities, putting the group's future--and their lifelong friendships--in ... Collection: Language Resource Center

April Captains = Capitães de Abril

cover image Barcode: 58954228 Call Number: V-POR 056 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Maria de Medeiros Description: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it. Collection: Language Resource Center

Aquarius

cover image Barcode: 58962394 Call Number: DV-POR 088 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 146 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Description: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, vows to live in her apartment until she dies after a developer buys all of the units around her. Collection: Language Resource Center

Aquarius

cover image Barcode: 58962451 Call Number: V-POR 088 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 146 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Description: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, vows to live in her apartment until she dies after a developer buys all of the units around her. Collection: Language Resource Center

Aquarius

cover image Barcode: 58962530 Call Number: V-POR 088.02 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 146 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Description: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, vows to live in her apartment until she dies after a developer buys all of the units around her. Collection: Language Resource Center

Araguaya - A Conspiração do Silêncio

cover image Barcode: 58951610 Call Number: V-POR 012 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 109 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Ronaldo Duque Description: Film about an important episode in Brazilian History: the Araguaya guerrilla. In the 1970s, when Brazil was ruled by a military dictatorship, some left-wing militants and peasants took arms against the Army, in the Amazon. Right in the middle of the conflict, there stood a French priest who had come to the region in the 1960s, and got involved in the events leading to the rebellion. Collection: Language Resource Center

Art In The Height Of The Empire

Barcode: 45300016 Call Number: L-RP06 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 13 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Denoy de Oliveira Description: At the apogee of the second reign (1860-1880) country and industry were in opposition. This film shows aspects of the Brazilian culture in this period of confrontation between a war that was won (against Paragual) and a lost cause (the industrialization). Collection: Language Resource Center

As mil e uma noites: o inquieto = Arabian Nights: The Restless One

cover image Barcode: 58960995 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 125 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Miguel Gomes Description: In which Scheherazade tells of the restlessness that befell the country: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that in a sad country among all countries, where people dream of mermaids and whales, and unemployment is spreading. In certain places, forests burn into the night despite the falling rain; men and women long to set out to sea in the middle of winter. Sometimes there are animals that talk although it is highly improbable that they are listened to. In this country, where things are not ... Collection: Askwith Media Library

Atlântico negro: na rota dos orixás = Black Atlantic : on the Orixás route

cover image Barcode: 58961391 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 54 min. Language: Portuguese Creator: Directed by Renato Barbieri Description: Documentary about the African influence on Brazilian religiosity. Collection: Language Resource Center