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Azevedo, Licínio 1951-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 171 publications in 10 languages and 746 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary films  Motion pictures  Short films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Vampire films 
Roles: Author, Director, Film editor, Scenarist, Restager , Contributor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Licínio Azevedo
The great bazaar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Portuguese and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the suburb of an African city, 12 years-old Paito sells fritters outside his house. One day, a band of young robbers takes his money. He decides he's not going to go home until he recovers what he lost. With this in mind, he heads out for the big city on the same train as the thieves
The train of salt and sugar by Licínio Azevedo( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of every conflict situation comes a myriad of stories, stories about people, set against the backdrop of war. During the bitter and protracted Mozambican civil war there are many such stories, but none so courageous nor so passionate and beautiful as that told in The Train of Salt and Sugar. Mozambique, after many years of war, first for their independence against the Portuguese and then against each other during the civil war, was left a desolate wasteland; with little or no infrastructure and a starving population. Trains seldom ran, the tracks had been sabotaged and the probability of e
The Tree of our forefathers by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Undetermined and Portuguese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film follows a refugee family who has spent 10 years living in a refugee camp in Malawi as they make the return journey to their homeland in the Tete Province of Mozambique where they at last can pay proper respects to their dead under the village tree
Night stop by Nightstop UK( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells of the lives of 8 prostitutes living in northern Mozambique. They reveal their individual stories of pregnancy, the search for a husband, unrequited love, violence and resignation. While the women are aware of the dangers of HIV, sex is just a commodity they negotiate
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dreamlike documentary depicting the total blackout of four girls' lives, eclipsed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It is a story about four sisters, Lara, Eugenisse, Fátima and Luisa-- the oldest sixteen and the youngest nine. They are AIDS orphans living in the Mozambican town of Chimoio. Their mother died of AIDS and their father disappeared, probably to commit suicide in a nearby place of spirits. The film documents the girls' day-to-day struggle for existence as they try to make ends meet by reselling produce they have bought from the market."--Container
The ball( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky in her eyes tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite
Relatos do povo armado by Licínio Azevedo( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in Portuguese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diário da libertação : a Guiné-Bissau da nova África by Licínio Azevedo( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moçambique com os mirage sul-africanos a 4 minutos by Licínio Azevedo( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in Portuguese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great bazaar by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the suburb of an African city, 12 years-old Paito sells fritters outside his house. One day, a band of young robbers takes his money. He decides he's not going to go home until he recovers what he lost. With this in mind, he heads out for the big city on the same train as the thieves. Looking for work, he begins to live in a market square that at night becomes a dormitory for homeless vendors. There he meets Xano, a boy his age, whose insolent behavior and fearlessness attract him. Unlike Paito, Xano despises work and he steals. Despite their differences, they become friends. Together, they reinvent the world"--Container
Virgin Margarida = Virgem Margarida( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Portuguese and French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margarida, a 16-year-old Mozambique girl, is mistakenly taken to a re-education camp for prostitutes after the revolution of 1975. Based on a true story
Farewell GDR( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1980s young people from Mozambique immigrated to Germany only to experience discrimination. Upon their return to Mozambique they often found themselves outsiders in their own homeland. This film surveys their dilemma as they face groups antagonistic towards returning Mozambicans and economic hardships which caused them to immigrate to Germany in the first place
Coração forte by Licínio Azevedo( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in Portuguese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchuma tchato( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and Bantu and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the South bank of the Zambezi river, where the borders of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia meet, the first Mozambican experience in community management of natural resources has transformed furtive native hunters into game wardens
The water war by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the war that ended in Mozambique, most of the fighting in dry regions of the country's interior evolved around the water sources. Many boreholes were destroyed so as not to fall into enemy hands. When the rainwater stored in the family cisterns ran out during the dry season, the population began a new war: the water war"--Container
Cinémas du Mozambique by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Rêves gardés : La vie d'hommes employés comme gardiens à Maputo. Un beau portrait de la société mozambicaine d'aujourd'hui
Hands of clay by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the life of Reinata Sadimba, a famed Mozambican ceramic artist and one-time freedom fighter
Guerre de l'eau A guerra da agua by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prenant l'exemple d'une famille de la région de Chicorno au Mozambique, ce film montre avec force les répercussions du manque d'eau sur la vie quotidienne de la population."
Hóspedes da noite = The night lodgers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the colonial era the Grande Hotel in the city of Beira was the largest in Mozambique: 350 rooms, luxurious suites, Olympic-sized swimming pool ... At present the building, which is in ruins, with no electricity or running water, is inhabited by 3500 people. Some have been living there for twenty years. In addition to the rooms, the foyers, corridors, service areas and basement of the hotel - here it's always night-time - also serve as residences. No trace of sadness of self pity in this luminous documentary
Ndodii? = What shall I do?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Shona and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ndodii? (14 min.) is set in a remote village in Zimbabwe and explores the impact of HIV/AIDS on the traditional practice of wife inheritance. The ball (5 min.) tells the story of Mozambican children who use condoms to make soccer balls. The sky in her eyes (11 min.) tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite. This act of friendship and the shared joy of flying a kite together, makes the girl smile again
 
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The train of salt and sugar
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Acevedo, Licínio

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Azevedo, Licínio Silveira 1951-

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Licínio Azevedo Brazilian writer

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Silveira Azevedo, Licínio 1951-

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