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May 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mulheres de Axé / Axé Women
Marcos Rezende | Brazil | 2014 | Documentary | 31min |

In this documentary, the Axé Women talk about their struggles to maintain their community’s African roots, bringing to light the matriarchal foundations of Candomblé and, consequently, a significant part of how Brazilian culture was built.

En este documental, las mujeres de Axé hablan de su lucha por mantener las raíces africanas de su comunidad, sacando a la luz las bases matriarcales de Candomblé y, en consecuencia, una parte importante de cómo fue construída la cultura brasileña.

Join us for a discussion with the film director, Marcos Rezende.


  • Marcos Rezende
    Marcos Rezende received his Master in Social Development and Management (2017) and graduated in History from the Federal University of Bahia (1999).  His work focuses  mainly in the subjects of  race, human rights, patrimony, Afro-Brazilian religions and religious racism. He has also acted as the  National Councilor of Public Security, … Read More ›


May 30, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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