OGUM’S AMULET (Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 1974)

Responding to efforts by Argentina’s Fernando Ezequiel Solanas and Octavio Getino to construct an independent Third World cinema free of colonialist, neocolonialist and Hollywood influence, Brazil’s Nelson Pereira dos Santos sought to redefine cinema nôvo. Coinciding with his manifesto urging a popular rather than a bourgeois cinema, Pereira dos Santos made O Amuleto de Ogum, […]