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FAVELA CHIC: CITY OF MEN

(BY ALI NADERZAD) Life in Brazilian favelas has been a lot more popular subject on celluloid since the runaway success of 2002’s City of God. Recently Brazilian television created a series entitled City of Men which was produced by City of God director Fernando Meirelles. A namesake feature film was made and has been released in the States this week. Similar social problems are echoed throughout ... more >