Palhaço da Folia de Reis

Palhaço da Folia de Reis
Ausonia Bernardes Monteiro
Brazil, 15 min.
Short video about the predominance of feet and legs in the dance Palhaço da Folia. They are the expressive elements of the African cultures in Brazil. This piece explores the proximity to other cultural manifestations of the African Brazilian communities, like capoeira, and hip hop.