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CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘5 by Favelas: Now By Ourselves’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Five short films set in the hillside slums of Rio de Janeiro and directed by young filmmakers who live there make up a film titled “5 by Favelas: Now By Ourselves” that renews faith in … Continue reading

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Walter Salles has it right about violence and silence

By Ray Bennett Walter Salles, whose new film “Linha de Passe”, about a mother and her four sons struggling to get by in Sao Paulo, Brazil, opens in the U.K. Friday, says there are two things that bother him about … Continue reading

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