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Aleijadinho - directed by Geraldo Santos Pereira
Aleijadinho - directed by Geraldo Santos Pereira

Director: Geraldo Santos Pereira
From: Brazil
Year: 2001 African Film Minutes: 100
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles
Genre: Drama

Set in 19th century Brazil - at a time when slavery was still at the foundation of the Latin American economy - this fascinating historical drama is loosely based on the life of Black sculptor Antonio Francisco Lisboa "Aleijadinho," one of the greatest sculptors of Latin America.

35mm rental:Please inquire.
DVD sale: $195