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Author: Octavio Bezerra CavalcantiHerbert de SouzaPeter FirstbrookTelevision Trust for the Environment.One World Group of Broadcasters (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, 1992.
Series: Developing stories., 1,, Environment and development.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brazil's massive $130 billion debt is the ultimate cause of the shocking assassination of 500 street children a year in Rio de Janeiro. This hard-hitting docu-drama argues that the children's only crime is that they are poor and have nowhere to go. The film examines the links between Brazil's economic crisis and its tragic social and ecological plight following 500 years of domination and exploitation by Europeans,  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Octavio Bezerra Cavalcanti; Herbert de Souza; Peter Firstbrook; Television Trust for the Environment.; One World Group of Broadcasters (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Bullfrog Films.; AUC Library.
ISBN: 1560295368 9781560295365 1594586586 9781594586583
OCLC Number: 318941249
Notes: Originally produced for the BBC television series Developing stories in 1992.
Credits: Producer/director, Octavio Bezerra Cavalcanti ; series producer, Peter Firstbrook ; photographer, Helio Silva ; editor, Severino Dada ; music, Brunno Nhnes, Paulo Mossman, Sergio Guita.
Performer(s): Host, Herbert (Betinho) de Souza.
Awards: Best Documentary, International Latin American Film Festival ; Gold Apple, National Educational Film and Video Festival ; Golden Panda Award, Wildscreen.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.; The DVD version of this program is recorded on DVD-R which is not compatible with some older DVD players. DVD-Rs should play in all DVD-ROM computer drives.
Series Title: Developing stories., 1,, Environment and development.
Other Titles: Developing stories I: life and debt
Developing stories (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC Television in association with Television Trust for the Environment and One World Group of Broadcasters.

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Brazil's massive $130 billion debt is the ultimate cause of the shocking assassination of 500 street children a year in Rio de Janeiro. This hard-hitting docu-drama argues that the children's only crime is that they are poor and have nowhere to go. The film examines the links between Brazil's economic crisis and its tragic social and ecological plight following 500 years of domination and exploitation by Europeans, Americans, and now Japanese.

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