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PLACA Cinelatte presents: Favela Rising, directed by Matt Mochary and Jeff Zimbalist

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Favela Rising Directed by Matt Mochary & Jeff Zimbalist FAVELA RISING documents a man and a movement, a city divided and a favela (Brazilian squatter settlement) united. 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.

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