News From a Personal War

Directed by Joao Moreira Salles & Katia Lund

An unvarnished documentary about the real Cidade de Deus (City of God). Policemen, drug dealers, and local inhabitants recount stories of everyday life on the frontlines of the notoriously violent favela. Co-director Lund later worked with Fernando Meirelles on the accompanying short and CITY OF GOD. + Golden Gate (Dirs Katia Lund & Fernando Meirelles 2001, 21mins)

57 minutes

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