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Quilombo

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Diegues,Carlos (Author), Pompeo,Antonio (Author), Arraes,Augusto (Author), Motta,Zezé (Author), Tornado,Toni (Author), Fischer,Vera (Author)
Format:
Video/DVD
Publication Date:
1984
Published:
Brazil: Video Três
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Brazil, Film and filmmakers
Notes:
In 17th century Brazil groups of runaway black slaves escaped to known as quilombos. This film chronicles the most famous, the Palmares, and their legendary chieftain Ganga Zumba.