Favela rising [videorecording] / Sidetrack Films and Voy Pictures present ; a film by Jeff Zimbalist, Matt Mochary ; directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary ; produced by Matt Mochary and Jeff Zimbalist.
Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Editor, Jeff Zimbalist ; cinematography, Jeff Zimbalist , Matt Mochary, Kelly Mark Green ; original music, Force Theory ; featured music, AfroReggae.
Portuguese with English subtitles.
Documents how former drug-trafficker, Anderson Sá and the Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression.
Documents how former drug-trafficker Anderson Sa, and Jose Junior's Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression. The Grupo Cultural AfroReggae organization uses music as an instrument of change, to offer an alternative to the drug lords as role models for the children of the favela, and Sa is the lead vocalist for their band, AfroReggae.
Originally produced in 2005.
Bonus features: Behind the documentary, AfroReggae music video, theatrical trailer.