UPP - POLICE AND SLUMS FACE TO FACE

UPP - POLICIA E FAVELA FACE A FACE

By Sergio BLOCH

TV ZERO - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2011

A documentary about the deployment of the Police Pacifying Units into Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous slums and it's impacts on the communities and society as a whole.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 52 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sergio BLOCH
    • Writer(s)
    • Mauricio LISSOVSKY
    • Producer(s)
    • Roberto BERLINER (TvZero), Rodrigo LETIER (TvZero), Lorena BONDAROVKSY (TvZero)
    • Synopsis
    • In the last 35 years, the slums from Rio de Janeiro were occupied by armed groups that held the inhabitants as hostages and kept the public services at large of these com- munities. In 2007 the state government started the process o installing UPPs - Police Pacification Units - a project that aims to recover this territory and the permanent pres- ence of a community police and public services in the community. This documentary is an in-depth investigation on the training, deployment and maintenance of this UPPs in the slums, as well as its consequences on the society, from the rich neighborhoods to the communities were they are installed.
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