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Favela Rising Movie & Lessons by Monisha Bajaj & Melissa Kelly at Teachers College

favela_rising_curriculum_final.pdf — PDF document, 524Kb

This screening guide offers a 2-hour workshop agenda, or a week-long series of lessons to accompany the film "Favela Rising" on youth development work in the favelas (slums) of urban Brazil. The film shows how one afro-Brazilian organization has given youth an alternative to violence by promoting the arts, music, and culture.

International History
International History: Latin America
Anti-Oppression/Critical Consciousness: Race/Racism
Social Justice: General
Social Justice: Globalization
Social Justice: Poverty & Economic Issues

lesson plan, DVD/video
Brazil, Violence, Arts, Music, Youth Empowerment, Racial Justice, Favela Rising, Favelas

submitted by monisha