O samba [videorecording] : Warriors of dance / Frémeaux and Associés Télévisions and G2 Films presentation ; Jean Claude Guiter
- Miami, Fl : Synkronized USA, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Guiter, Jean Claude and Frémeaux & associés
- Language Note:
- French, English and Portuguese dialogue with English subtitles.
- The two-part documentary O' Samba pays homage to the samba by visiting and interviewing instructors at several of the said institutions, including the Imperio Serrano, the Salgueiro and the Portela, and by featuring live performances of the genre by guitarists Roberto Menescal and Baden Powell. Part One hones in on several strains of the samba, featuring performances by the musicians who best exemplify those subgenres and interviews with the composers who author pieces for them; it includes extensive footage shot at the 1997 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Part Two explores capoiera, a combination of samba music and martial arts created by Brazilian slaves.
- Originally produced by G2 Films in 1998.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0.
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