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Favela Rising

Favela Rising

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentary
Country :Brazil / USA
Director :Jeff Zimbalist, Matt Mochary
Production(s) :Sidetrack Films, Voy Pictures

Favela Rising documents a man and a movement, a city divided and a favela united.

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Outline

Haunted by the murders of his family and many of his friends, Anderson Sá is a former drug-trafficker who turns social revolutionary in Rio de Janeiro’s most feared slum. Through hip-hop music, the rhythms of the street, and Afro-Brazilian dance he rallies his community to counteract the violent oppression enforced by teenage drug armies and sustained by corrupt police.

At the dawn of liberation, just as collective mobility is overcoming all odds and Anderson’s grassroots Afro Reggae movement is at the height of its success, a tragic accident threatens to silence the movement forever.


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Andre Luis Azevedo Andre luis azevedo
Jose Junior Jose junior
Michele Moraes Michele moraes
Anderson Sa Anderson sa

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