Tag: favela

Brazilian Favela Becomes Film and Inspiration

Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary, who directed and produced Voy Pictures’ film debut “Favela ...

Brazil’s Modest Plan to Eradicate Favelas

Brazil’s Ministry of Cities will implant the Habitar Brasil (Inhabit Brazil) program for the ...

Isabela Hasselblad, model from Rocinha

The Catwalk Dreams of Brazil’s Have-Nots

On a cool Saturday morning in Rio de Janeiro,  Zé Luiz Summer, a 34-year-old ...

How Art Has Changed Some Brazil Favela’s Kids

Improvising, a boy gathered bits of building blocks, cement and paint to build a ...

Favelas Growing 4.5% a Year in Brazil

What grew 4.5% a year in Brazil between 1991 and 2000? Unfortunately it was ...