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