Send a Bullet - Amazing Documentary

via Eyes On Brazil by tudobeleza on 6/26/08

Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) is a U.S. documentary film directed by Jason Kohn about corruption and kidnapping in Brazil. Jason is American, born and raised, but his parents are Argentine and Brazilian.

An examination of corruption and class warfare in Brazil as told through the stories of a wealthy businessman who bullet-proofs his cars, a plastic surgeon who reconstructs the ears of kidnap victims, and former Governor and Senator Jáder Barbalho, a powerful Brazilian politician from the state of Pará who used a frog farm for money laundering (see SUDAM).

Manda Bala

The Movie Trailer

The documentary itself is available on Youtube, although I'm not sure how long it will stay there. Part 1

Things you can do from here:

Favela on Blast

Trailer from the documentary about Baile/Favela Funk "Favela on Blast"

New Sergio Mendes album!!!

Check out the "Funky Bahia" music video by Sergio Mendes. "Funky Bahia" appears on the Concord Records album "Encanto," available June 10th, 2008.

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