INEDIT: "Mestre Bimba : Uma vida consagrada a Capoeiragem" is an exceptional work by Mestre Jair Moura depicting the life of the great Mestre Bimba. This book offers unpublished archives, stories and anecdotes. Edition 2016 limited edition and dedicated by the author. To preserve carefully!
A film about the life of Manuel Dos Reis Machado, Mestre Bimba (1899 - 1974), which illuminated and revolutionized the practice of Capoeira, which earned him to be known and admired around the world. A story with a lot of Capoeira and many testimonies of his most important student and his entourage.A film by Luiz Fernando Goulart
This fantastic bilingual book (Portuguese and English) is the result of research carried out for several years by Frede Abreu, the famous researcher, historian and writer who is passionate about the history of capoeira and the Bahian culture that died in 2013. This rare book of Capoeira is no longer published, these are the last copies. Preserved preciously!
A documentary film about the great Mestre Toni Vargas (grupe Senzala). Caline Delhem paints the portrait of the master with interviews. Shot in Rio de Janeiro in 2011. Duration 52min + Bonus (roda). Portuguese subtitled French.
Dvd in Portuguese made in 1988 in Curutiba in Brazil. Interview (conducted by the Muzenza group) of Mestre João Grande with discussions on his history and Capoeira. Rituals in rodas, violence in games, etc. A must-have documentary.
Questions and answers about the Capoeira Regional. The Muzenza Group has interviewed several masters such as Mestre João Pequeno, Mestre João Grande, Mestre Paulo dos Anjos ...In this documentary, Mestre Itapoãn answers questions about the teaching of Capoeira Regional and his training with Mestre Bimba.
DVD directed by the French Cécile Bennegent and Mathias Monarque "Vida de Mandingueiro" [Being Capoeira]. With interviews of Mestres: Toni Vargas, Leopoldina, Garrincha, Gigante, Lua Rasta, Sorriso, Chão, Fred Abreu, Peixinho etc ...52 minutes movie + 1h bonus. See the trailer in the "video" tab.
"Nagé, o homen que luto Capoeira até morrer". The last book (posthumous) of Fredérico José de Abreu released in December 2017. Exceptional book of 130 pages in color. Beautiful images and valuable historical content. For history lovers of Capoeira. In Portuguese.
Capoeira'a book of Mestre Xaréu (Hellio Campos) shot 700 copies in 2009. A trip to the heart of the academy of the great Mestre Bimba.
From the unpublished photographs of the Frenchman Marcel Gautherot portraying the Bahia capoeira wheels of the 1940s and 1950s, the author discusses this cultural manifestation of African roots investigating its place in that context. It is the symbolic dimension of the bodies that gyrate in the wheel, its language, its statements and its narratives that...