Priestesses, Samba Dancers, and Mulattos of BrazilStreaming Video - 2006
This program discusses the lives of two groups of women-the women of northern Bahia and the mulattos of Rio de Janeiro-both descendants of African slaves. In Bahia, voodoo religious practices are revealed, as well as the problems of prostitution and AIDS. In Rio, the program examines the tradition of carnaval and the role of female mulatto samba dancers as sex objects.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1992
Alternative Title: Priestesses, samba dancers, and mulattos of Brazil