O mistério do Samba (The Mystery of Samba) TRAILER | MoMA Film

Screening on July 26th, 2008 as part of the Premiere Brazil, 2008 Film exhibition:


O mistério do Samba (The Mystery of Samba). 2008. Brazil. Directed by Carolina Jabor, Lula Buarque de Hollanda. The Mystery of Samba captures the rich lives—and astonishing vivacity—of a group of veteran musicians and composers from one of Rio’s most revered samba schools, Portele. The magic of this birthplace of singers and poets is brought to vivid life with guest appearances by samba luminaries Marisa Monte, Paulinho da Viola, and Zeca Pagodinho. In Portuguese; English subtitles. 85 min.

Saturday, July 26, 2008, 8:00 p.m. (North American premiere)

Trailer courtesy of the filmmaker


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