Sentinels of Privilege and the Ressentiment of the Powerful The New Right in Brazil


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Through the experience of working with kids from Brazil’s favelas (shanty-towns) telling their stories, two film-makers explore how the rise of the authoritarian right in Brazil is based on a deep fear by elites of social mobility and a desire to preserve their traditional privileges through both physical as well as political walls.

About sentinels of privilege and the ressentiment of the powerful

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  • Kurt Shaw
  • Rita de Cácia Oenning da Silva