Lampião da Esquina: Lighting Up Brazilian Press (2016)

Aug 18, 2016 82 min Watch Trailer

overview : Inspired by the American paper “Gay Sunshine”, in April of 1978 appeared in Brazil – during the dictatorship – the newspaper “O Lampião”, depicting the point of view of homosexuals on various issues, including sexuality. A group of journalists and writers from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo joined the project, fueling a publication that paved the way for the press at the time, addressing controversial issues at the period, such as racism, abortion, drugs and prostitution.
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João Silvério TrevisanHimself
Luiz Carlos LacerdaHimself
Ney MatogrossoHimself
Aguinaldo SilvaHimself
Laerte CoutinhoHerself
Glauco MattosoHimself
Edy StarHimself
Leci BrandãoHerself
Peter Fry

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