Chico Rei (1985)

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  • King Chico Alternative


Charts the emancipation of black slaves in the 18th century. The Congolese King Galanga is enslaved together with all his family and shipped out to work in the mines of Minas Gerais. There he rises to become the first black mine owner in the history of Brazil. He buys his freedom and goes on to liberate many of his compatriots.

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