Santa Marta: Two Weeks in the Slums Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Santa Marta: Two Weeks in the Slums the Movie

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Shows the side of Rio De Janeiro tourists do not see-the mountaintop slum of Santa Marta. Interviews with residents tell a story of police harrassement, under education, unemployment, and racial discrimination. Social aspects of the slum, including the changing roles of the sexes, religion, and pride within the community are documented. English subtitles.


The Cinema Guild, 130 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016-7038, Phone: (212)685-6242, Toll-free: 800-723-5522, Fax: (212)685-4717, Email:, URL:, Remarks: Some programs available in PAL & SECAM.

Available on VHS
Running time 54 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Poverty, South America
Eduardo Coutinho
Institute of Religious Studies

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