Black Looks - Including an African LGBTIQ+ Archive

African History, Film

Quilombo Country

For those of you living in New York you may wish to catch this film….


Quilombo Country,” a documentary film shot in digital video, provides a portrait of rural communities in Brazil that were either founded by runaway slaves or begun from abandoned plantations. This type of community is known as a quilombo, from an Angolan word that means “encampment.” As many as 2,000 quilombos exist today.