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IDFA: Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Doc ‘Piripkura,’ Awarded Amsterdam Human Rights Award (Watch Trailer)

Brazil’s “Piripkura” has won the Amsterdam Human Rights Award at this year’s International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Recognition for a devastating chronicle, the award comes with a cash prize of €25,000 ($ 29,000). The jury said of the film: “With this poignant, exceptional story, the filmmakers tackle a broad series of issues that should be high up on the ...

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Netflix, Prodigo Films Team for Fourth Brazilian Original Series, ‘Coisa Mais Linda’

Netflix’s push into original localized content in Latin America was bolstered today with the announcement that the streaming giant has secured the services of Brazil’s Prodigo Films to produce “Coisa Mais Linda,”(“So Beautiful”) a period romance set during Rio’s rich Bossa Nova movement of the late ’50s and early ’60s. The series will be the fourth

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Could this Brazilian fruit – similar to cherries – hold the KEY to preventing CANCER? 

A Brazilian fruit, similar to cherries, has been hailed by researchers as having ‘disease preventing powers’.  Cancer, diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by inflammation in some parts of the body, scientists explained. The inflammation doesn’t show up, so the patient may be unaware they’re at risk of developing the diseases. Anti-oxidants are key … Daily Express :: ...

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