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Beyond Ipanema is a documentary series about the influence of Brazilian music outside of the country, especially the USA. Shot in many countries like Japan, Portugal, Italy, France, Brazil and the USA, the 23 episodes of the series features interviews and performances by David Byrne, Devendra Banhart, M.I.A., Os Mutantes, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Tom Zé, Seu Jorge, Thievery Corporation, Bebel Gilberto, CSS, Creed Taylor and many others. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Beyond Ipanema is a Vibrant and stylish look at decades of Brazilian music focuses on the reception it has received in the U.S." To The Huffington Post, "Beyond Ipanema is a brilliant overview of the incursion of Brazilian music world wide by directors Guto Barra and Béco Dranoff."

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