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Video
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Diogo Alvares, is hired by the King's map-maker to illustrate a precious document. The document is subsequently stolen by a French courtesan, and Diogo, is packed off to the New World as a punishment. When the ship carrying him sinks off the Brazilian coast, he manages to swim ashore, where he meets the comely Indian princess, Paraguaçu. Through a series of events, he falls in love, manages to avoid being eaten, and is dubbed Caramuru, Son of Thunder.
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Video
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"Follows the life of a family of German immigrants from their arrival in Southern Brazil in 1937 until the present. Having fled their native land due to the rise of Hitler, the family becomes involved with fascist movements in Brazil."--Randal Johnson, www.ejumpcut.org.
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Book
79 pages ; 22 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
2 videodisc (264 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Disc 1. Epsiodes 1-12 (147 min.)
  • Disc 2. Episodes 13-18 (69 min.).
The story of two of Brazil's most beloved singers, Dalva de Olveira and Herivelto Martins.
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Book
116 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Video
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
At eighteen, Menezes, a protagonist studies medicine in Rio de Janeiro. There he was elected councilman and a member to various legislatures and also defended abolitionist ideas. But what brought him recognition was the anonymous work he did on behalf of the disadvantaged. Because of this work, he was known as the "Doctor of the Poor."
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Video
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The Rocha brothers do not get along. The only thing they can agree on is that they do not want their ninety-year old mother living with them. Preparing for their mother's funeral after being hit by a bus brings the fighting to new heights.
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Book
180 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
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Video
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([15] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
"A visual and aural collage made of passages from [Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade]'s works, moments from the author's own life, and Joaquim Pedro [de Andrade]'s interpretations of the writer and his legacy. Oswald is played by both a man and woman. Characters from Brazil's literary and artistic past appear in various scenes, some in re-enactments of actual events. ... An homage that's simultaneously insightful and completely irreverent."--Film Society of Lincoln Center.
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Video
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([15] p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
In a small town in Minas Gerais, the arrival of a young priest causes a commotion in the conservative atmosphere of the place, aggravated by the sudden attraction this priest feels for a beautiful girl. This forbidden love affair soon turns into an unbridled passion.
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Video
4 videodisc (720 min) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD 1. Velhos pecados em um novo mundo
  • DVD 2. A febre do ouro e os apelos da carne
  • DVD 3. De lagoa Serena ao Ribeirão Dourado
  • DVD 4. O nascimento de uma nação.
"A muralha (The wall) first aired in Brazil to commemorate the country's 500-year anniversary. Based on a novel by Dinah Silveira de Queiroz, it is about Portugal's colonization of Brazil in the 18th century. Stories of different characters include: A young Indian girl who is captured and enslaved, a Portuguese family living in Brazil, a young Portuguese girl who makes the rough journey to Brazil to marry the son of a Portuguese family, and a young Jewish girl running away from religious persecution but is forced to marry a fanatic to save her imprisoned father"--IMDb.
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12. Espelho mágico [2006]

Video
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
She has everything, but the wealthy Alfreda desires nothing more than to speak with the Virgin Mary. One of her servants enlists the help of a friend to make her wish come true by employing a village girl to portray Mary.
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Video
2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • disco 1. Feature film (ca. 147 min.) with optional director's commentary. Theatrical trailer
  • disco 2. Out takes. Director's filmography. Production notes. Historical footage. Bastidores (making of, etc.). Sound track recording scenes. Deleted scenes.
A dramatic retelling of the story of Dr. Drauzio Varella and the inmates he treated in the notorious São Paulo prison known as Carandiru during the 1990s.
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Video
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A trip to the mental institution hell. Neto is a middle class teenager who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs on his pocket. The marijuana cigarette is just the final straw that exposes the family tragedy. Neto is thrown into an absurd, inhumane reality in which the people are devoured by a corrupt and cruel institution system.
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Video
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Diogo is a cartographer and artist who is charged with establishing the new frontiers of Portuguese colonies in South America. When he reaches the center of the continent, he finds apparently nothing but wilderness and 'uncivilized' natives with strange ways of living. But Captain Pedro, the scout who guides him through the jungle, involves Diogo in an involuntary act of violence which will tie him in an unusual way to that far away country. At the same time, the Portuguese colonists are trying to make peace with Guaicuru Indians (one of the few groups with horse-riding abilities). But peace never comes cheaply.
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Video
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Corruption at the upper echelons of government in Brasilia is rampant, and those involved in these illegal activities try their utmost to conceal the partnership, and eliminate all those who may pose a threat.
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Video
1 videodisc (ca. 169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"The newly born Republic has brought nothing but oppression and discomfort to the poor people of the rural areas of northeastern Brazil. The separation of church and state and the imposition of abusive taxes, among other measures, made these people think that the Republic was the Anti-Christ. Guided by a religious leader, Antonio 'Conselheiro' (Counselor) a group of countrymen established a community where the Republic rules wouldn't bother them. But the Republic sent the Brazilian Army to destroy the settlement, starting the bloodiest war ever fought in Brazil."--www.imdb.com.
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Video
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved and celebrated his country in music.
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Video
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Told by gauchos from Brazil, Argentina and Uruguai, the legend says that Anahy de las Missiones wandered around the Plata Basin during the time of Cisplatina War (1825-1828), stealing the dead.
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Music recording
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Ofelia presa nas cordas do piano = Ophelia caught by the piano strings (10:59)
  • O mestre e a diva = The master and the diva (18:49)
  • Morte de Desdêmona = Death of Desdemona (7:33)
  • Sons do sacrificio de Iphigenia = Sounds from the sacrifice of Iphigenia (8:27)
  • Fanfare fúnebre = Funeral fanfarre (8:59)
  • Naked diva (15:04).
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