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Afronta! Facing It! Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode 1

S01 E01

Nov 20, 2017
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Episode 1 Nov 20, 2017 Designer, model and blogger Loo Nascimento talks about her life and work, and the value of self-understanding as a member of the African diaspora.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Ingrid Silva
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Ingrid Silva Ingrid Silva, a dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, discusses the differences between Brazil and the U.S. in the fight against racism.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Rincon Sapiência
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Rincon Sapiência Rap artist Rincon Sapiência discusses his passion for Black culture including capoeira, reggae, and African religion, and it influences his music.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Batekoo
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Batekoo The Batekoo organizers talk about a movement that centers marginalized and urban culture, collective strengthening, music, dance, and the Black body.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Gabriel Martins
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Gabriel Martins Filmmaker Gabriel Martins, whose films have appeared at more than 50 festivals worldwide, talks about the importance of Black characters.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Benjamin Abras
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Benjamin Abras Benjamim Abras, a multifaceted artist, talks about awareness through art and the role of Black culture from the perspective of contemporary art.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Daniele DaMata
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Daniele DaMata Makeup artist and entrepreneur Dani DaMata believes that her work is part of an expanding network. Discover how makeup can empower Black women.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Tasha & Tracie Okereke
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Tasha & Tracie Okereke Tracie and Tasha, twin DJs and producers, talk about how their interest in fashion led to a blog that explores research on Black culture.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Mariana de Matos
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Mariana de Matos Mariana de Matos believes she became a poet because her feelings were not repressed as a child; now she uses her art to reveal colonial perspectives.

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Season 01, Episode 10 André Novais
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André Novais Filmmaker André Novais was nominated for two prizes in Cannes. Operating on the periphery, he uses friends and family as actors in his films.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Mahal Pita
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Mahal Pita Mahal Pita is a music producer and designer. Learn about his career and how he sees himself as an instrument, a frontier, and a bridge between worlds.

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Season 01, Episode 12 Grace Passô
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Grace Passô Actress and director Grace Passô knows her theater resists conventional narratives; she creates her own texts that represent herself and her friends.

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Season 01, Episode 13 Thamyra Thâmara
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Thamyra Thâmara Thamyra Thâmara is a journalist, photographer and cultural creator. She depicts creative solutions to problems created by the state's failures.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Xenia França
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Xenia França Xenia França found a form of expression in music that she had never expected. She gathers stories about ancestry and Black women's identity.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Criola
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Criola Criola is a graffiti artist and fashion school graduate. She tells how valuable rap and hip-hop were in her studies and how graffiti became an escape.

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Season 01, Episode 16 Dani Ornellas
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Dani Ornellas Dani Ornellas is a film, theater, and TV actress. See how her choice of characters and her work has transformed her views on the issues of race.

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Season 01, Episode 17 Anelis Assumpção
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Anelis Assumpção Anelis Assumpção is a singer-songwriter. She talks about her musical journey and the importance of preserving the historical legacy of Black culture.

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Season 01, Episode 18 Magá Moura
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Magá Moura Magá Moura, YouTuber and blogger, talks about becoming a fashion icon and the importance of Black representation in predominantly white spaces.

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Season 01, Episode 19 Tássia Reis
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Tássia Reis Singer and composer Tássia Reis believes that people identify with what she has to say and that there is a demand for Black artists in Brazil.

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Season 01, Episode 20 Liniker
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Liniker Singer and composer Liniker traces her musical journey, exploring the places that enabled her to be an artist and learn how to express herself.

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Season 01, Episode 21 Yasmin Thayná
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Yasmin Thayná Researcher and filmmaker Yasmin Thayná talks about how her work reconnected her with her ancestry and addresses the political situation of Black women.

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Season 01, Episode 22 Raquel Virgínia
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Raquel Virgínia Raquel Virginia, a singer-songwriter, talks about being a Black trans woman, the importance of being part of a movement, and how this affects her life.

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Season 01, Episode 23 Juliana Luna
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Juliana Luna Artist and cultural ambassador Juliana Luna sees self-care as a form of militant resistance, allowing one to take care of oneself and the world.

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Season 01, Episode 24 Erica Malunguinho
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Erica Malunguinho Erica Malunguinho tells us about her journey and how she founded "Aparelha Luzia," a meeting place and cultural space developed for Black creators.

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Season 01, Episode 25 Diane Lima
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Diane Lima Curator Diane Lima researches a project about the work of Black artists, revealing a connection between ancestry and the subjectivity of bodies.

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Season 01, Episode 26 Karol Conká
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Karol Conká Rapper and presenter Karol Conká has become known for the expression "Tombamento," which symbolized an entire Black generation.

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