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Pelourinho: They Don’t Really Care About Us
Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2019 • Germany
The starting point for this colorful film is a letter from scholar and activist W. E. B. Du Bois to the American embassy in Brazil. The fact that in 1927 it was impossible for African Americans to travel to Brazil reminds us of the inequality still faced by that country’s Black inhabitants.