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Kings-the Brazilian viola players from Palmital

Original title Reis-os violeiros de Palmital


In Palmital, in the countryside of Sao Paulo, Brazilian Viola players and Santos Reis party-goers reveal the tradition and the renewal of the Brazilian Viola at the celebration that has perpetuate for over eighty years and is considered the biggest one in the country.

Author/s Mário de Almeida

Born in 1983 in the city of Guarulhos, and grew up on the outskirts of the southern city of São Paulo. Majored in Radio and TV in Anhembi Morumbi University and work as a videomaker, directing, editing, writing in various segments of this area. Currently working as a free-lancer for video producers and businesses, while developing their authorial projects. \”Reis them violeiros Palmital\” is his second short film in the documentary genre.

Photography Mário de Almeida
Sound Mário de Almeida
Editing Mário de Almeida