Favela rising / Genius Entertainment ; a film by Jeff Zimbalist, Matt Mochary ; produced and directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary

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Subjects: Political activists--Brazil--Rio de Janeiro
Social movements--Brazil--Rio de Janeiro
Vigário Geral (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)--Social conditions
Documentary films
Grupo Cultural AfroReggae
AfroReggae (Musical group)
Sá, Anderson
Junior, José
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Portuguese, Portuguese (translated from), English
Audience: Adult
Edition: Widescreen version
Published: Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, [2007]
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Authors: Producer : Zimbalist, Jeff
Director : Mochary, Matt
Sidetrack Films
VOY Pictures
Genius Entertainment
Notes: ISBN: 1594444188
ISBN: 9781594444180
UPC: 796019798198
Videorecording number: 79819
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC ; widescreen ; Dolby digital stereo or 5.1 audio
Portuguese with English subtitles
Title from opening frames
"Sidetrack Films and Voy Pictures present" --At head of title
Anderson Sá ; Jose Junior ; Marcio Nunes ; Andre Luis Azevedo ; Zuenir Ventura ; Altair Martins ; Michele Moraes ; Lizietia Carmen Siqueira
Credits: Editor, Jeff Zimbalist ; cinematography, Jeff Zimbalist , Matt Mochary, Kelly Mark Green ; original music, Force Theory ; featured music, AfroReggae ; sound editor, Paul Bercovitch
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Package design, Genius Products, LLC, 2007
Summary: Documents how former drug-trafficker Anderson Sa, and Jose Junior's Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression. The Grupo Cultural AfroReggae organization uses music as an instrument of change, to offer an alternative to the drug lords as role models for the children of the favela, and Sa is the lead vocalist for their band, AfroReggae
Contents: The Brazilian Bosnia -- Vigario massacre -- The Shiva effect -- New role models -- Fighting corruption -- I have changed -- Voice of the community -- Expanding the movement -- Lucas invasion -- Immobile -- A miracle
Contents: Bonus features: Behind the documentary ; AfroReggae music video ; theatrical trailer
OCLC Number: 122912211
ISBN/ISSN: 1594444188