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Summary: When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely, retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing. They then embark on a trip to find his father whom he has never met.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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

Summary: A quiet yet cunning schoolteacher recruits an elite team of international criminals for the ultimate caper: robbing $10 million in diamonds from an impenetrable Rio De Janeiro vault at the frenzied peak of Carnival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GRA

Summary: A comedy-adventure that centers on Blu, a flightless macaw who acts more human than bird. When Blu, the last of his kind, discovers there's another, and that she's a she, he embarks on an adventure to magical Rio. There he meets Jewel and a menagerie of vivid characters who help Blu fulfill his dream and learn to fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2016

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Summary: The world's most notorious slum is Rio de Janeiro's City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. Presents the true story of a young man who grew up on those streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CIT

Summary: A comedy-adventure that centers on Blu, a flightless macaw who acts more human than bird. When Blu, the last of his kind, discovers there's another, and that she's a she, he embarks on an adventure to magical Rio. There he meets Jewel and a menagerie of vivid characters who help Blu fulfill his dream and learn to fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family RIO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RIO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RIO RATED G

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

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: After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro and on the run from the law. Now one last job stands between them and freedom, but will they make it before the corrupt businessmen, or the feds, catch up to them?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FAS

Júnior, Otávio

Summary: "A boy describes the building, people, weather, games, and activities he can observe from his window in a favela, a neighborhood in Rio de Janiero. Includes notes about favelas and the author's experiences growing up in one." --

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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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

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

Summary: Tells the stories of several people in Rio with love problems. There's Mary Ann, a widowed American schoolteacher who has given up on ever finding love again; Pedro, an attorney separated from his wife; and Tania, (the wife) who may want him back. Then there's Roberto, Pedro's shy brother; AcGacio, a soccer champ; Sharon, a law intern; and Nadine, a young bohemian who thinks she's found the man...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOS

Contents: Alegria / Moisé Santana (3:07) -- Aquele Abraço / Equale (2:24) -- Ela (rap da Clara) / Clara Moreno (5:35) -- Chiclete com banana / Trio Mocotó (4:17) -- Samba de eleguä / Nei Lopes (3:43) -- Folhas Secas / Beth Carvalho (3:16) -- Só tinha de ser com vocè / Fernanda Porto (4:16) -- Construção / Quinta (4:51) -- Tem espaço na van / Ed Motta (4:05) -- Agoniza mas não morre / Nelson Sargento...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Music Network 2005

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

Hennessy, Huw

Summary: Take a Rio walking tour, marvel at the spectacular Christ the Redeemer, relax in the sun on Ipanema beach, or join in the riotous Rio Carnival. From Top 10 festivals and shows to Top 10 things to do for free--discover the best of Rio de Janeiro with this easy-to-use travel guide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.15 RIO

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