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SLUMS DRUMS AND CAPOEIRA

Slums drums and Capoeira follows the journey of a few kids that live in the slums of Rio, tracing a pathway to create a documentary about Capoeira. With many famous Capoeira Mestre‚Äôs interviewed along the way, the journey jumps backwards and forwards between Sao Salvador and Rio De Janeiro. The documentary also follows the journey […] [...more]

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MACULELE- AN INTERVIEW WITH MESTRE POPO

MACULELE Here is an interview between Paulino Aloisio Andrade (mestre Popo) and Maria Mutti, 1968. This interview was extracted from a book called MACULELE, which was released in 1977. Mestre Popo passed away on the 16th of september 1969. This interview was undertaken by the Folkloric Group Oxala, from Santo Amaro Da Purificacao. Translated text […] [...more]

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INTERVIEW WITH MESTRE BAMBA

An Interview with Mestre Bamba Translated by Chan Griffin. 1.What does Capoeira Mean to you? Today, Capoeira is a part of my life. I do not know how to live without teaching Capoeira, but at the same time I feel that I have a very strong mission which is to show our afro-brazillian culture to […] [...more]

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