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Interview: “Nossa Chape” Directors Jeff and Michael Zimbalist Discuss How Communities Rebuild After Tragedy

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The directors of "Nossa Chape" discuss their documentary, and the power of sport in recovering from national tragedies.

Review: Documentary “Nossa Chape” Explores the Transcendent Nature of Sports

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After a tragic plane crash, the Chapecoense football club rebuilds in this documentary about the societal impact of sports.

Review: Elite Squad (Brazil, 2007)

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Before playing infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar on Netflix’s Narcos, Brazilian actor Wagner Moura made a name for himself by starring in an opposite...

Review: The Second Mother (Brazil, 2015)

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One of the most deservedly acclaimed films to come out of Brazil in the past year is The Second Mother, which centers around a live-in...