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13th of November 2015

13 November 2015 Today is the aniversary of Mestre Pastinha’s death, 13/11/1981. A version of a documentary with subtitles has recently been posted on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_90xDdqArz8 (07 Feb 2016, looks like they removed it). Here’s the original without subtitles It’s also Felix’s birthday, so there was a roda to celebrate…

Video and Summary: A Liberdade Do Corpo – Roberto Freire

11 December 2014 Video and Summary: A Liberdade Do Corpo – Roberto Freire Mestre Ze Antonio posted this great video with Roberto Freire (SOMA’s creator, writer, psychiatrist, politician…). It explains how Capoeira can be a weapon in the fight against authoritarianism and what he calls ‘modern white slavery’ (i.e. almost…