2017

Samba school Estação Primeira de Mangueira won the Rio Carnival championship in 2016 with a samba that paid tribute to Bahian singer and composer Maria Bethânia. In this documentary, director Marcelo Lavandoski takes us to see the Mangueira carnival backstage during the months of preparation for the parade that got the school its first championship in 14 years.

The Next Samba

Samba school Estação Primeira de Mangueira won the Rio Carnival championship in 2016 with a samba that paid tribute to Bahian singer and composer Maria Bethânia. In this documentary, director Marcelo Lavandoski takes us to see the Mangueira carnival backstage during the months of preparation for the parade that got the school its first championship in 14 years. A lot of work, the commitment of thousands of people, the choice of a beautiful samba and a lot of sweat, tears and love made the 2016 Carnival a very special event.

Release date:

2017