José Trigueirinho: Calling Humanity


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About the Author

José Hipólito Trigueirinho Netto, also spelled Neto, was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1931. He began his career as a scriptwriter/filmmaker with the Companhia Cinematográfica Vera Cruz, a studio based in the greater São Paulo area. From 1953 to 1958 he studied at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome and produced his first and only documentary, Bahia de Todos os Santos (“Bahia of All the Saints,” the name of a famous Brazilian city), in 1961. He also worked as a...