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A Resistencia da Lua

Brazil, 1985 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Octavio Bezerra

A poetic film which illustrates aspects of black culture which in Salvador, Bahia, had a remarkable impact on the arts and culture in the region. Although destroyed by many years of white domination, its resistance has continued and is used as a model for the examination of resistance movements in Brazil. Africa and other parts of the world.

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