Favela Rising

Matt Mochary and Jeff Zimbalist's documentary traces the history of Grupo Afro-Reggae, a community-based action group that arose in Vigario Geral, one of the notorious favelas — slums — that ring Rio de Janeiro. Brazil's crowded, crime-ridden shantytowns lack the most basic social and municipal services, and are notorious breeding grounds for violence...read more

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