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5 best documentaries about Umbanda

Umbanda baptism, photo by Aline Scaravelli/Flickr

One of the fast-growing Brazilian religions, a mix of African traditions and Catholicism, Umbanda is frequently misunderstood and despised. Check this selection of documentaries that shed some light – maybe not enough – on one of the pillars of Brazilian religiosity.

1- Brazilian Spirituality, a basic intro from Global Village Travel Guide:

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