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12 Ratings

Favela Rising

United States, 2005


A man emerges from the slums of Rio to lead the nonviolent cultural movement known as Afro-reggae.

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Favela Rising Directed by Matt Mochary, Jeff Zimbalist

Awards & Festivals

Tribeca Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Best New Documentary Filmmaker

International Documentary Association

2005 | Winner: Feature Documentaries

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