Brazilian women's filmmaking : from dictatorship to democracy / Leslie L. Marsh.

At most recent count, there are no fewer than 45 women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, women filmmakers in Brazil were credited for being at the forefront of the rebirth of filmmaking, or retomada, after the abolition of the state f...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Marsh, Leslie L.
Format: Electronic
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Brazilian women's filmmaking and the state during the 1970s and 1980s
  • Contesting the boundaries of belonging in the films of Ana Carolina
  • Rescreening the past: the politics of memory in women's films of the 1980s
  • Widening the screen: independent and alternative film and video, 1983-1988
  • Developments under democracy: Brazilian women's filmmaking in a new era
  • Conclusion.