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  1. Private Desert (Deserto Particular)

    Private Desert (Deserto Particular) Directed by Aly Muritiba(Brazil/Portugal, 2021, Digital, in Portuguese with English subtitles) Daniel has been suspended from active police work and is under internal investigation.

  2. Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro)

    Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro)Directed by Marcel Camus(Brazil/France/Italy, 1959, 35mm, in Portuguese with English subtitles) Black Orpheus brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the exuberance of Carnival in Rio

  3. Bob Spit: We Do Not Like People (Bob Cuspe: Nós Não Gostamos de Gente)

    Bob Spit: We Do Not Like People (Bob Cuspe: Nós Não Gostamos de Gente) Directed by Cesar Cabral(Brazil, 2021, Digital, in Portuguese with English subtitles) “You haven’t seen an animated documentary like this before.”

  4. Doutor Gama

    Doutor GamaDirected by Jeferson De(Brazil, 2021, Digital, Portuguese with English subtitles) The biographical drama Doutor Gama chronicles the life of Luís Gama (1820–1882), one of the most important abolitionists in Brazilian

  5. Umbanda: Offerings of Faith

    Umbanda: Offerings of FaithDirected by Elisa Herrmann(Brazil, 2021, Digital, in Portuguese with English subtitles) To open the Afro-Atlantic Histories film series, inspired by the exhibition, the MFAH presents the world premiere

  6. Chico Rei Entre Nós

    Chico Rei Entre NósDirected by Joyce Prado (Brazil, 2020, Digital, in Portuguese with English subtitles) Chico Rei, an enslaved Congolese king who was sold and arrived in Brazil in the 18th century, famously freed himself while

  7. Happy Birthday, Xul Solar: A Closer Look at the Argentinean Artist’s Work

    Dec 14, 2018 - A fusion of Portuguese and Spanish, Neo-Creole also incorporated English, French, German, Greek, Latin, and Sanskrit roots. A new writing system accompanied the language, which he deemed as magical and perfect.

  8. Afro-Atlantic Histories

    The exhibition premiered at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) in Brazil, and the U.S. tour builds on the presentation through the overarching theme of histórias—a Portuguese term that can encompass both fictional and non-fictional

  9. “Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the Parpia Collection” to Be Presented at the MFAH This Summer

    Mar 8, 2023 - Initially led by Arab, Persian, and Indian merchants, that trade was later dominated by Portuguese, Dutch, and British traders who bartered Indian textiles for spices in Southeast Asia, and who expanded the market for Indian chintz

  10. Bayou Bend Virtual Tour

    Massachusetts Room The dramatic blue hue of the Massachusetts Room’s walls was inspired by a piece of 18th-century Portuguese chintz, a type of colorful textile.