Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ile Aiye

Director: Carolina Moraes-Liu
Country: USA and Brazil
Year: 2010
Running Time: 20 min
Language: Portuguese

Ebony Goddess, Carolina Moraes-Liu, USA/Brazil, 2010, 20 min.

Three women competing to be the carnival queen of Ile Aiye, a prominent and controversial Afro-Brazilian group. Contestants dress in flowing African garments, gracefully performing traditional Afro-Brazilian dances.