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From the Shadow to the Map: Visualizing Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas

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Débora Póvoa

Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
About Débora

Débora Póvoa <povoa@eshcc.eur.nl> is a junior lecturer and PhD candidate at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC), Erasmus University Rotterdam. She graduated in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam on the topic of favela cinema and tourism in Brazil, and has recently joined the ERC research project ‘Worlds of Imagination: A Comparative Study of Film Tourism in India, Brazil, Jamaica, South Korea and the United Kingdom’ at the ESHCC, where she is carrying out a PhD project on film tourism in Brazil. Her research interests include film tourism, media representation, and the relationships between media, power and place.

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Film Review Essay

 

In the Shadow of the Hill, by Dan Jackson. Future Paradigm Pictures, 2016.

 

Fighting for Peace, by Joost van der Valk and Mags Gavan. Red Rebel Films, 2015.

 

City of God: 10 Years Later, by Cavi Borges and Luciano Vidigal. Brazil: Berny Filmes / Canal Brasil / Cavideo Produções / Cinema Nosso / Link Digital / Nós do Morro, 2013.

 

Beyond the Map, https://beyondthemap.withgoogle.com/. Collaboration between Google Arts & Culture and AfroReggae, 2016.


DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10243
How to Cite: Póvoa, D. (2017). From the Shadow to the Map: Visualizing Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas. ERLACS, (103), 167–174. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/erlacs.10243
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Published on 27 Jun 2017.

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