FAVELAS

FAVELAS

    Price: $210.00

    Code: 1762
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Chico Teixeira
    1989, color, 50 mins
    Portuguese dialog with English subtitles
    Purchase: $210 Rental: $65

    Takes viewers into the heart of the Brazilian favelas, the slums that spread uncontrollably through Sao Paulo, Brazil's wealthiest industrial center. The social reality of this cruel habitat is examined by those who dwell there and by artists, philosophers, educators and sociologists.

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       "Portrays the sadness and hopelessness of life in the favelas... could be used as a starting point for discussions on social responsibility and the economic problems of the disadvantaged." - Video Rating Guide for Libraries

    "Sensitive... highly recommended." - Library Journal