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Summary: Set in Sao Paulo's House of Detention. An oncologist arrives at the jail to test patients for HIV infection. Seeing the disease, overcrowding, and rampant circulation of drugs, the doctor comes to realize the internal power structure among the prisoners. Narratives develop, including the attempted murder of Dagger, the solitary confinement of Chico, and the romance between Lady Di and Too Bad....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Amidst the World Cup tournament and political turmoil of 1970, twelve-year-old Mauro must adjust to living in his Jewish grandfather's multi-ethnic neighborhood after his left-wing parents are forced into hiding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Media 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YEA