THE NIGHT OF SAMBA

Directed by: Cély Leal

Cast: Martinho da Vila, Beth Carvalho, Alcione, Dona Yvone Lara, Eliana Pittman, Elton Medeiros, Gilberto Braga, Maurício Sherman
Internationl distribution in collaboration with Amelia Rebello

Feature Film | Documentary

Synopsis

A history about the conformation of The Night of Samba and its contribution in rising brazilian music as we know that today. In 1971, during the military dictatorship, The Night of Samba became a focus on political and cultural resistance, often bringing great composers and interpreters from favelas and poor neighborhoods.

Awards

IV Bahia Afro Film Festival – 2012: Best Film and Best Direction

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