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The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: Bees Are Much Calmer Than All This! (2008) Eleven teams of two people travel from the Coliseum in Los Angeles, California to Salvador, Brazil. Dir: Bertram van Munster, Evan Weinstein With: Phil Keoghan, Nick Spangler, Starr Spangler Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: Do You Like American Candy? (2008) The ten remaining teams stay in Brazil as they travel from Salvador to Fortaleza. The intensity of the race causes several teams to begin making basic mistakes that could cost them the game. Dir: Bertram van Munster With: Phil Keoghan, Nick Spangler, Starr Spangler Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
(1994 TV Series)
Dir: Francis Delaney, Rik Lander With: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick Adventure | Reality-TV 60 mins.
Moon Over Parador
Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies... Dir: Paul Mazursky With: Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga Comedy | Romance | Adventure 103 mins.
Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered. Dir: Sérgio Machado With: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos Drama 98 mins.
Dir: Mika Kaurismäki With: Big Band Espoo, Randy Brecker, Bill Cobham Documentary | Music 79 mins.
Black God, White Devil
Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism... Dir: Glauber Rocha With: Geraldo Del Rey, Yoná Magalhães, Othon Bastos Adventure | Crime | Drama | Western 120 mins.
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man... Dir: Bruno Barreto With: Sonia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça Comedy 110 mins.
Capitães da Areia
About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as "Capitães da Areia" (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s. Dir: Cecília Amado, Guy Gonçalves With: Jean Luis Amorim, Ana Graciela, Roberio Lima Adventure 96 mins.
The Given Word
A good but simple Christian dies, trying to keep his vow to Saint Barbara for her to save his donkey. Dir: Anselmo Duarte With: Leonardo Villar, Glória Menezes, Dionísio Azevedo Drama 98 mins.
It's All True
A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America. Dir: Bill Krohn, Myron Meisel With: Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira, Jeronimo André De Souza, Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima Documentary 87 mins.
(2004 TV Series)
Episode: Brasilien (2012) Markus Winter visits his Brazilian hotel in Bahia, incognito, to look into the thefts wave there. His daughter Leonie... Dir: Otto Retzer With: Christian Kohlund, Heidelinde Weis, Peter Weck Romance 89 mins.
Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses. Dir: Sergio Bianchi With: Umberto Magnani, Cecil Thiré, Dira Paes Crime | Drama 101 mins.
Ó Paí, Ó
During the Carnival in the historical site of Pelourinho (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), we follow the lives of the tenants of a falling-to-pieces tenement house who try to get by using creativity, irony, humor and music. Dir: Monique Gardenberg With: Lázaro Ramos, Dira Paes, Wagner Moura Comedy | Musical 96 mins.
Word and Utopia
The story of Father Antonio Vieira, a 17th-century Portuguese priest who lived in Brazil and worked for better treatment of the Indians and to abolish slavery. Dir: Manoel de Oliveira With: Lima Duarte, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ricardo Trêpa Biography | Drama 130 mins.
The Age of the Earth
Dir: Glauber Rocha With: Maurício do Valle, Jece Valadão, Antonio Pitanga 140 mins.
A teenage girl from Paris decides to complete the aborted journey of a young man whom she secretly has a crush on. Dir: Raphaël Frydman With: Isild Le Besco, Emmanuel Faventines, Raphaël Frydman Drama 91 mins.
Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both. Dir: André Klotzel With: Reginaldo Faria, Marcos Caruso, Petronio Gontijo Drama | Comedy 101 mins.
The Brazilian singer Laura Monteiro is murdered in her dressing-room by her jealous lover João Fernandes... Dir: Rafael Gil With: Sara Montiel, Marc Michel, Fosco Giachetti Drama | Musical 106 mins.
Miracle of Candeal
Dir: Fernando Trueba With: Carlinhos Brown, Bebo Valdés, Dona Angelina Music | Documentary 133 mins.
Bel Borba Aqui
Tattooed onto the skin of Salvador, Brazil, are ubiquitous public artworks created by the artist Bel... Dir: Burt Sun, Andre Costantini Documentary | Biography 95 mins.
Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos
(1998 TV Series)
Dir: Carlos Araújo, Rogério Gomes With: João Acaiabe, Maria Assunção, Otávio Augusto 341 mins.
O Canto da Sereia
(2013 TV Series)
Dir: Ricardo Waddington With: Isis Valverde, Marcelia Cartaxo, Marcos Caruso Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 60 mins.
Dir: Édouard Luntz With: Patricia Gozzi, Calvin Lockhart, Julie Dassin
Bay of All Saints
In Bahia, Brazil, generations of impoverished families live in palafitas, a vast network of shacks built... Dir: Annie Eastman Documentary 74 mins.
À la recherche d'Orfeu Negro
Investigation about the impact of Marcel Camus's film "Orfeu Negro", and its relationship with today's Brazil, illustrating the vitality of Brazilian music, such as the Samba and Bossa-Nova. Dir: René Letzgus, Bernard Tournois With: Tunico Amâncio, Sérgio Cabral, Mariana de Moraes Documentary 60 mins.
Schätze der Welt - Erbe der Menschheit
(1995 TV Series)
Episode: Salvador de Bahia - Stadt der tausend Kirchen (1996) Dir: Jens Dücker With: Dieter Moor Documentary 15 mins.
Ó Paí, Ó
(2008 TV Series)
With: Lázaro Ramos, Érico Brás, Valdinéia Soriano Comedy | Romance 30 mins.
De Lama Lamina
Dir: Matthew Barney Drama 60 mins.
Dir: Marcel Camus With: Mira Fonseca, Antonio Pitanga, Maria Viana Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 121 mins.
Fabricando Tom Zé
Fabricating Tom Zé is a documentary that portrays the life and work of one of the most controversial Brazilian musicians... Dir: Décio Matos Júnior With: David Byrne, Gilberto Gil, Neusa Marthins Documentary 90 mins.
Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ilê Aiyê
The story of three young women searching for identity and self-esteem as they compete for the title of Ebony Goddess in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, the largest black city outside of Africa. Dir: Carolina Moraes-Liu With: Arany Santana, Vovô Documentary | Biography 20 mins.
Castro Alves is the great poet of the black slaves' liberation, in 19th century Brazil. Eugenia Camara is the wild actress who crosses the Atlantic and finds herself torn between two loves, in a whirlwind of passion. Dir: José Leitão de Barros With: Paulo Maurício, Amália Rodrigues, Barreto Poeira Biography | Drama | History | Musical 140 mins.
Joana e Marcelo, Amor (Quase) Perfeito
Joana and Marcelo see their relationship endangered by professional reasons. She's living in São Paulo... Dir: Marco Altberg With: Othon Bastos, Roberto Bomtempo, Alexandre Borges Comedy | Romance 103 mins.
Maria Bethânia - Pedrinha de Aruanda
Documentary about singer Maria Bethânia's 60th birthday celebration in her hometown, Santo Amaro da Purificação, and her performance on a show in Salvador. Dir: Andrucha Waddington With: Maria Bethânia, Caetano Veloso, Canô Veloso Documentary 61 mins.
(2004 TV Series)
This is the Brazilian Version of the TV show The Apprentice where the contestants compete in this reality show... With: Roberto Justus, Walter Longo, Anselmo Martini Reality-TV 60 mins.
(2004 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #3.2 (2006) The two teams have to plan, implement and execute a convention to introduce a hair product manufactured by Taiff. Dir: José Amâncio, Marcio Esquilo With: Karine Bidart, Carlinhos Brown, Peter Collins Reality-TV 60 mins.
Chame Gente - A História do Trio Elétrico
Documentary about a peculiarity of Carnival in Bahia: the Trio Elétrico (Electric Trio). It was invented in the 1950s: one Carnival day... Dir: Mini Kerti With: Armandinho, Bernardino, Carlinhos Brown Documentary 58 mins.
Pastinha! Uma Vida Pela Capoeira
Documentary about one of the most famous masters of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art and dance)... Dir: Antônio Carlos Muricy With: Mestre Braga, Mestre Zé Carlos, Mestre Curió Documentary 52 mins.
Feast of Titans
Fernando Arrabal speaks about mythology, politics and art, searching for the ways of the modern man through the theater and scientific development. Dir: Fernando Belens With: Fernando Arrabal, Rai Alves, Eliene Benício Documentary | History 8 mins.
Schizophrenic tramp performs outrageous acts in the streets of Salvador, and in the end tries to fulfill his ultimate dream: to fly over the city, as a superhero would. Dir: Edgar Navarro With: Bertrand Duarte, Nilda Spencer Comedy 46 mins.
Trampolim do Forte
Dir: João Rodrigo Mattos With: Zéu Britto, Marcelia Cartaxo, Ac Costa Drama 90 mins.
Bjork: Inner or Deep Part of an Animal or Plant Structure
A documentary that follows Björk and the making of her new album "Medúlla." Features the singing/beatboxing talents of Shlomo... Dir: Ragnheidur Gestsdottir With: Björk, Dokaka, Mike Patton Documentary | Music 50 mins.
The Invisible Collection
The young Beto ventures to the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. There he meets Samir... Dir: Bernard Attal With: Vladimir Brichta, Walmor Chagas, Ludmila Rosa Drama 89 mins.
A Casa dos Mortos
Bubu is a poet who has been committed to state institutions for the insane twelve times. He challenges the meaning of hospital-jails... Dir: Debora Diniz Documentary 24 mins.
Eu Jogo Capoeira no Alto da Sereia
This is an understated, yet moving film about nine kids of different ages who play the Brazilian game... Dir: Jon Lewis Documentary 14 mins.
J.S. Brown, o Último Herói
Dir: José Frazão With: Raimundo Blumette, Harildo Deda, José Dumont Crime 90 mins.
Festive Land: Carnaval in Bahia
"Festive Land" examines one of the largest and most extraordinary popular celebrations in the world... Dir: Carolina Moraes-Liu With: Roberto Albergaria, Gilberto Gil, Daniela Mercury Documentary 47 mins.
Ivete Sangalo: Ao Vivo MTV
(2004 TV Movie)
With: Gilberto Gil, Margareth Menezes, Ivete Sangalo Music 60 mins.
Une mission à partager
Dir: Matthiew Klinck Documentary 30 mins.