Reels of Real Brazil

Jongo Fever: Afro-Brazilian Cultural Resistance in Madureira

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Rise Up & Care presents the trailer for Jongo Fever, a film by Lili Fialho and Kátia Lund. The women of Serrinha are using inspiration and innovative work to preserve and share the music and dance of Jongo, a beautiful and important Afro-Brazilian cultural heritage threatened by intolerance and prejudice. click for more 

 

Gira & the Circus of Life

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Rise Up & Care presents a film directed by Lili Fialho and Kátia Lund that tells the incredible story of the social and professional circus Crescer e Viver and how the circus changes lives and a community.

This film will be featured at the “Reimagine Rio Festival” in August 2016. For screenings and other activities, follow facebook.com/riseupandcare or http://www.reimaginerio.com.br.

 

Bad & the Birdieman

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Rise Up & Care presents a film directed by Lili Fialho and Kátia Lund that tells the amazing story of Miratus Badminton Association in the favela of Chacrinha in Rio de Janeiro. The founders use incredible innovation such as samba dancing to create badminton champions.

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