Film Image
Ori
1989
Color
90 minutes
Brazil
Portuguese
English subtitles
Ori
This documentary provides an overview of the Black Movement in Brazil during the 70s and 80s and tells the story of Beatriz Nascimento, an activist and historian searching for her African heritage. Beatriz researches the history of the Quilombos, African warrior societies reestablished in Brazil to resist slavery and colonialism. Her outlook is poetic and charged with emotion. The historical interpretation acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of African culture to South American music, dance, language and beliefs.
The 50 minute version is no longer available.
Screenings
• ASALH Conference Film Festival, 2017
• Association for the Study of African American Life and History, 2017
Pricing & Ordering
Buyer Type Format Sale Type Price
Higher Education Institutions DVD w/Digital File Sale $600.00
K-12, Public Libraries & Select Groups DVD Sale $80.00
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