Essential Cinema: City of God (2002)
Sam Gale -
11 January, 2016
11 Jan, 2016
Fernando Meirelles’ Oscar-nominated coming-of-age classic set in Rio de Janeiro in the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s documents the violence and poverty of the favelas through the eyes of two young boys, Rocket and Lil Ze.
2016: The year of Rio de Janeiro
Christina Dean -
8 January, 2016
8 Jan, 2016
It’s all eyes on Rio this year: the Olympics will be arriving in summer but before that, there’s the small matter of the Rio Music Conference and Carnival.