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Summary: Documents how former drug-trafficker, Anderson Sá and the Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAV

Campbell, David G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 CAM

Barbassa, Juliana

Summary: Rio de Janeiro is a city of extremes: from Carnaval's hedonistic delights, to the poverty of the favelas, to the softly seductive samba beat. But there's a dark side to this beautiful city: for years, Rio was ravaged by inflation, drug wars, and crooked leaders, and the legacy of decades of corruption can be seen in the very real struggles the city faces today. Now, Rio is ready to remake...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 BAR

Summary: Discover Brazil through the eyes of its people and explore the surrounding beaches, jungles, and landscaping mountains that make this land so vibrant. A country built on belief, unlike any other, where tradition and transformation live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRA

Banda Black Rio

Contents: Maria Fumaça -- Na baixa do sapateiro -- Mr. Funky Samba -- Caminho da roça -- Metalúrgica -- Baia̋o -- Casa forte -- Leblon via vaz lôbo -- Urubu Malandro -- Junia.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mr Bongo 1977

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN BAN

Summary: A fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who's fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAY

Zirin, Dave

Summary: Looks at the widespread protests in Brazil as they struggle to prepare for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, pointing out the political, social, and economic costs for the nation that come with hosting the two mega-events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 981 ZIR

Moreno, Joyce

Contents: Caqui (2:31) -- Nada sera como antes (2:42) -- Adeus Maria Fulo (1:41) -- The man from the avenue (2:05) -- Historia do samba (2:25) -- Joya (0:49) -- Pelo telefone (1:20) -- Pede passagem (3:05) -- Acorda amor (1:15) -- Viola fora de moda (1:42) -- Passarinho (1:56) -- Clareana (2:50) -- Aldeia de ogum (4:34) -- Banana (4:15) -- Femina (3:48) -- Magica (4:25) -- Samba de gago (3:15) -- Beiro...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mr Bongo 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN MOR

Robb, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 981.064 ROB

Van Laan, Nancy.

Summary: A rhyming retelling of an Indian folktale from Brazil about tiny, playful monkeys and why they have no place to call home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 VAN

Contents: [v. 1.] Folk & traditional = Folclórico e tradicional. Ella diz que tem (Carmen Miranda ; Banda Da Lua) (2:41) -- Deixa esta mulher sofrer (Ary Barrosa ; Com Fon-Fon e sua orchestra) (2;52) -- Yao (Orquestra Brasiĺia) (3:38) -- Fica mais um pouco, amor (Adoniran Barbosa) (3:44) -- Candomblé : 1976 (various artists) (3:14) -- Okolofé (Wilson Moreira) (4:13) -- Gente que vem de Lisboa/Peixinhos...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Jackel Entertainment 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN BRA

Summary: "[This film] is a musical road trip, journeying deep into the heart of Brazil. Covering more than 4000 km, with stopovers in Pernambuco, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, director Mika Kaurismäki offers unparalleled access to the Brazilian people and their culture ... far beyond Samba and Bossa Nova."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milan Entertainment 2006

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Bixiga 70 (Musical group)

Contents: Deika a gira girá -- Ocupai -- Kalimba -- 5 esquinas -- Kriptonita -- Tigre -- Tangará -- Retirantes -- Isa -- A morte do vaquiero.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mais Um Discos 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN BIX

Todd, Mia Doi.

Contents: Mistérios -- Chovendo na rosejra -- Menina, amanha̋ de manha̋ -- Luz do sol -- O vento -- Ewé -- Portal da cor -- Segredos vegetais -- Preciso me encontrar -- Cais.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: City Zen Records 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/SOUTH AMERICAN TOD

Summary: Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. However, in recent years, the country has developed more of a reputation for corrupt politicians, kidnapping, and plastic surgery. Artfully connects these seemingly disparate elements and conducts a dazzling, yet harrowing, examination of the tragic domino effect that has reshaped the face of the country and created an entire...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAN

Summary: Brooklyn based artist Vik Muniz grew up poor in Brazil. This film follows him as he returns to Rio de Janeiro, specifically to Jardim Gramacho, or "Garbage Garden." The world's largest landfill, it receives 7,000 tons daily, an astonishing 70% of all Rio's garbage. "We are not pickers of garbage; we are pickers of recyclable materials," says Tião, a catadore, or trash picker who thinks of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Almega Projects 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAS

Cuadros, Alex.

Summary: Documents the era of global hyper-wealth through the stories of contemporary Brazil's colorful billionaires, tracing the rise and fall of Eike Batista and other Latin American tycoons and how their success has been shaped by politics, soccer, and violence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 CUA

Regina, Elis

Contents: Disc 1. Elis, essa mulher. Cai dentro / Baden Powell ; Paulo Cesar Pinheiro -- O bêbado e a equilibrista / João Bosco ; Aldir Blanc -- Essa mulher / Joyce ; Ana Terra -- Basta de clamares inocência / Cartola -- Beguine dodói / João Bosco ; Aldir Blanc ; Claudio Tolomei -- Eu hein Rosa! / João Nogueira ; Paulo Cesar Pinheiro -- Altos e baixos / Suely Costa ; Aldir Blanc -- Bolero de Satã /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

Contents: Intro -- Batucada #1 -- Zanzibar -- Amazon River -- Berimbau -- Capoeira -- Mágica -- Forró -- Misturada -- Batucada #2.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN BRA

Summary: "The story of two best friends, Fabio and Naama, as they navigate their way between the pitfalls of life in the slums and the joys of surfing on their favorite beach. Their goal: to win the contest and become professional surfers" -- IMDb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Factory 25 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIO

CéU

Contents: Perfume do invisivel -- Arrastarte-ei -- Amor pixelado? -- Varanda suspensa -- Etilica (Interludio) -- A menina e o monstro -- Minhas bics -- Chico buarque song -- Sangria -- Camadas -- A nave vai? -- Rapsodia Brasilis.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN CEU

Santos, Pedro.

Contents: Ritual negro -- Agua viva -- Um so -- Sem sombra -- Savana -- Advertencia -- Quem sou eu? -- Flor de lotus -- Dentro da selva -- Desengano da vista -- Dual -- Arabindu.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mr Bongo 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SAN

Summary: An award-winning examination of the tragic series of events that followed a desperate bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro in 2000 that turned deadly when a SWAT team took evasive action against the drug-addled hijacker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hart Sharp 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUS