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The Babaçu Breakers of Brazil

Quebradeiras

Brazil, 2009
Documentary

Synopsis

An ethnic-poetic documentary that glimpses at the secular tradition, surviving strategies and the rich culture of the babaçu coconut “quebradeiras”, from the region of Bico do Papagaio, at the border of the Brazilian states of Maranhão, Tocantins and Pará.

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The Babaçu Breakers of Brazil Directed by Evaldo Mocarzel, Leonardo Mecchi