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Author: Chuck D; Leonard Abrams; Quilombo Films.; Moving Eye Productions.
Publisher: [New York] : Moving Eye Productions, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a portrait of rural communities in Brazil that were founded by runaway slaves or begun from abandoned plantations. This type of community is known as a "quilombo," from an Angolan word that means "encampment." As many as 2,000 quilombos exist today.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck D; Leonard Abrams; Quilombo Films.; Moving Eye Productions.
OCLC Number: 71846475
Language Note: English narration with interviews in Portuguese, subtitled in English.
Notes: "Institutional copy."
Credits: Written, directed, photographed, and edited by Leonard Abrams.
Performer(s): Narrator, Chuck D.
Description: 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Afrobrazilian villages in the 21st century
Responsibility: a film by Leonard Abrams ; Quilombo Films.

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Provides a portrait of rural communities in Brazil that were founded by runaway slaves or begun from abandoned plantations. This type of community is known as a "quilombo," from an Angolan word that means "encampment." As many as 2,000 quilombos exist today.

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Quilombo Country

(EMRO user published 2008-03-07 ) Very Good Permalink
Millions of African slaves were imported to Brazil, making the country the largest slave colony in modern history. The slaves had the right to work, be stepped on, and tortured. There were those who joined secret societies, resisted, and staged rebellions. Those who escaped formed their own communities...
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