5 X Favela, Now By Ourselves (5X Favela, Agora Por Nós Mesmos)
Directed by Cacau Amaral, Cadu Barcelos, Luciana Bezerra, Manaira Carneiro, Rodrigo Felha, Wagner Novais, Luciano Vidigal | BRAZIL | 2010 | 94min | Subtitled
5 X FAVELA, NOW BY OURSELVES is a five-episode film created by young favela (slum) residents from Rio de Janeiro. A new and vigorous culture emerging in the favelas prompted producers Carlos Diegues and Renata de Almeida Magalhães to grant access to young talents from these communities to the same production resources as any medium-budget Brazilian film. Source of Income, Rice and Beans, Concert for Violin, Let it Fly, Let There be Light, five independent narratives, both comic and tragic, reflect the multifarious facets of day-to-day life and steer away from the stereotypes of violence, which are generally employed to represent life in these communities. - Abridged and Adapted from Cannes Film Festival
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