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Geraldo's Brazil

Author: Patrice BarratJenny RichardsLuke GawinTelevision Trust for the Environment.BBC Worldwide Ltd.All authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films [distributor], [2005]
Series: Life (Bullfrog Films)., Series 4 ;, program 11.; Millennium series (Bullfrog Films)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film revisits Geraldo Da Souza, a worker at Ford in Sao Paolo, Brazil. In 1999, he was among 2000 workers laid off from his factory during the "international financial crisis." Life filmed him then in "Geraldo-off line," trying to work out the connection between the financial crises in Asia, Russia and Brazil and attempting to understand the personal impact of globalization. This film looks at the effects of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Barrat; Jenny Richards; Luke Gawin; Television Trust for the Environment.; BBC Worldwide Ltd.; Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 1594581703 9781594581700
OCLC Number: 60933701
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television program Lifeonline in 2004.
"BBC World"--Container.
"Global efforts to achieve the UN Millennium development goals."--Container.
Credits: Camera, Baudouin Koenig, Saul Nahmias, Roni Robson, Jean-Robert Viallet ; sound, Benjamin Haim ; editor, Danielle Gaynor, Shay J. Katz.
Performer(s): Commentary: Lucy Briers.
Description: 1 videodisc (27 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; full screen; stereo.
Series Title: Life (Bullfrog Films)., Series 4 ;, program 11.; Millennium series (Bullfrog Films)
Other Titles: Lifeonline (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Television Trust for the Environment ; series consultant, Jenny Richards ; directed by Patrice Barrat ; series producer, Luke Gawin.

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This film revisits Geraldo Da Souza, a worker at Ford in Sao Paolo, Brazil. In 1999, he was among 2000 workers laid off from his factory during the "international financial crisis." Life filmed him then in "Geraldo-off line," trying to work out the connection between the financial crises in Asia, Russia and Brazil and attempting to understand the personal impact of globalization. This film looks at the effects of globalization over the past five years in Brazil through Geraldo's eyes, examining how institutions like the IMF and the World Bank have been dealing with a government which had in mind not to pay its external debt.

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