Denying Brazil
Race and Racism on Brazilian Television

Denying Brazil - Race and Racism on Brazilian Television
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Denying Brazil, Part 1
A documentary film about the taboos, stereotypes, and struggles of Black actors in Brazilian television "soaps." Based on his own memories and on a sturdy body of research evidence, the…
Denying Brazil, Part 2
A documentary film about the taboos, stereotypes, and struggles of Black actors in Brazilian television "soaps." Based on his own memories and on a sturdy body of research evidence, the…

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