Streetkids United II – the Girls from Rio
Streetkids United II – the Girls from Rio

Streetkids United II – the Girls from Rio

2015  |  77 Min

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  • Director: María Clara
  • Cast: Dhryka, Karen Prado, Jessica Medeiros, Thaiane, Karen Santana, Rebeca, Aninha, Leka, Jessica Maria, Raissa, Vitoria
  • Awards: Silver Punt Audience Award (Best Documentary) - 35th Cambridge Film Festival 2015, Best Documentary - 10th Marbella International Film Festival 2015, Official Selection - Pula Film Festival 2015, Festival do Rio 2015, Lahore International Children's Film Festival 2015, La Femme International Film Festival 2015
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In the summer of 2014, Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup. But as the sport's most glittering spectacle was played, another more humble tournament was already staged in the Cidade Maravilhosa - the second-ever Street Child World Cup. With over 100 million children living on the streets in the world, they are especially vulnerable to exploitation and abuse of their civil & economic rights. This film showcases the life-changing experience for a group of girls from the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, the Favela Street Girls, who are chosen to represent Brazil during the Street Child World Cup 2014.

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