Brazilian Embassy in Uruguay Censors Movie on Musician Chico Buarque
Suppressed and censored during the military dictatorship in the 1970s, the singer-songwriter's works would be exhibited at the 'Brazil Film Festival 2019', which takes place in October and, among others, is sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy in Uruguay. Under Bolsonaro, however, his material seems to require censorship again.
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