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Beyond Ipanema (2009)

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When Carmen Miranda first set foot in New York City for her Broadway debut in 1939, Americans experienced love-at-first-sight with Brazilian culture. The profound fascination of Americans ... See full summary »

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Reenactment Bossa Nova Concert Carnige Hall 1961
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When Carmen Miranda first set foot in New York City for her Broadway debut in 1939, Americans experienced love-at-first-sight with Brazilian culture. The profound fascination of Americans with Samba, Bossa Nova, Brazilian-Jazz and Brazilectro has been the subject of many compilations, but now for the first time, the story is being told in detail by its main players in the documentary "Beyond Ipanema - America's Love Affair with Brazilian Music". Featuring interviews, new performances and classic archival footage, the film will revisit milestones such as Carmen Miranda's Hollywood heyday, the obsession with the Girl from Ipanema, the timeless Bossa Nova recordings by Frank Sinatra, the commercial success of Sergio Mendes, Caetano Veloso's acclaimed American performances, the rediscovery of Tropicália and Os Mutantes by college kids, the current seduction of Bebel Gilberto, and much more. Written by Beyond Ipanema Films

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Brazilian Waves in Global Music

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European premiere: In-Edit Music Documentary Film Festival of Barcelona (In-Edit Festival de Cine Documental Musical de Barcelona) on Nov 7th, 2009. The film was included in the international official section. See more »

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