Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ile Aiye

Three young women compete for the title of Ebony Goddess in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil—the largest black city outside of Africa. The competition is hugely popular and plays an important role in affirming Afro-Brazilian identity and pride for women in Salvador.

Ebony Goddess: Queen of Ile Aiye (2010)




Portuguese with English subtitles




Caroline Moraes-Liu

Caroline Moraes-Liu

Caroline Moraes-Liu

Carolina Moraes-Liu is an award-winning Brazilian director who has worked on documentaries and in television for over 10 years. Her films include the documentary Festive Land: Carnaval in Bahia, now part of the curriculum of Latin American Studies and Cultural Anthropology programmes at several universities.

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