Favela Rising


February 27, 2017

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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, he rallies his community to counteract the violent oppression enforced by teenage drug armies and corrupt police. At the dawn of liberation, a tragic accident threatens to silence the movement forever. Directed by Matt Mochary and Jeff Zimbalist. (From Brazil, in Portuguese) (2005) @SBSMovies #SBSMovies