Brazil 2013, 69 min, English subtitles
From the favela to Hollywood? in 2002, “Cidade de Deus” (City of God) by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund marked a new era:the fast-paced and socially critical crime story made Brazil a trailblazer of digital editing techniques. It also presented a group of young talented actors, some of them cast in favelas, in demanding lead roles. Now adults, where are they today and what happened to them in the ten years following the film’s premier? What obstacles do they battle? And what does this say about the Brazilian film industry and society? Starring actress Alice Braga, actor and musician Seu Jorge and many more.