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Capoeira of Brazil

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Capoeira of Brazil
Machado, Loremil (Dancer)
Silva, Eusébio Lôbo da (Dancer)
Hudlin, Warrington (Producer)
Capoeiras of Bahia (Company) (Performer)
Hudlin, Warrington (Director)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8573
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2477 (former)
Capoeira (Dance)
Dance, Black -- Brazil
Dance -- Brazil
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by WGBH/Boston's New Television Workshop in association with the Black Filmmakers Foundation. Motion picture produced, directed, and edited by Warrington Hudlin. Director of photography: Daniel Dawson.
Performers: Performed by the Capoeiras of Bahia Dance Company with guest performers Loremil Machado and Eusebio da Silva.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (14 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Performance of the capoeira, a Brazilian dance form based on martial arts. Its historical background, songs, and movements are discussed in a brief introduction.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916014741-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169901
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3caff620-8a89-0135-7c06-27a62f3affef
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Capoeira of Brazil" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Capoeira of Brazil" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). Capoeira of Brazil Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Capoeira of Brazil