Wednesday, 13 May 2009

City of God Goodies

Now that we have seen City of God, we must begin to explore the film as a commercial and artistic entity, exploring its representations and cultural significance within Brazil and the West. Here are some goodies to help you on your journey of discovery:

A Brilliant chapter on Brazillian Film post Cinema-Novo

BBC World Service Interview with 'Ricardo' talking about the REAL City of God:

The Real City of God: Photographs from children given disposable cameras to document their home:

Interview with Fernando Meirelles:

BFI Sight and Sound Review

The history of 'Favelas' in Brazil:

An amazing contextual article about the actors 2 years after the success of City of God:

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