Brazil Articles

Lula: Hope for the world and a lesson for the UK

Lula: Hope for the world and a lesson for the UK

Lula’s lesson for the world is this: Hope in politics is not yet lost
‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

‘The Girl From Rio’ is giving us the representation we needed

Brazilian superstar Anitta is the real Girl From Rio – ready to show diverse bodies and genuine people
MANIFF 2021: The Battle of Shangri-la

MANIFF 2021: The Battle of Shangri-la

Dealing with poignant, contemporary themes, Brazilian drama The Battle of Shangri-la features a strong central performance and adept filmmaking
Pelé: A sports documentary that interrogates its subject

Pelé: A sports documentary that interrogates its subject

Pelé avoids being too deferential to its subject and engages with his political legacy
MANIFF 2020: Loop

MANIFF 2020: Loop

Loop is an unoriginal take on time travel films and is better suited to the teenage audience of streaming services than film festivals, writes Michal Wasilewski
The Amazon: ecocide and an emboldened far right

The Amazon: ecocide and an emboldened far right

The effort to destroy the Amazon is being bolstered by a racist government campaign, writes George Walker
New Brazilian Government: a genuine threat

New Brazilian Government: a genuine threat

George Walker comments on the lack of media attention with regards to the recent Brazilian elections

What did we learn from Germany and Brazil?

Portugal won the Euro’s only winning one game in 90 minutes, why can’t we? It’s coming home

Live Review: Declan McKenna at The Ritz

Music writer Jack Greeney reviews the biggest show of the emerging indie singer-songwriter’s career so far

Football Crazy: In Other News

Jack Greeney rounds up the more unusual football news of the week that may have passed most viewers by

Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City

Manchester City leave it late at The Etihad to take all three points against a struggling Swansea City in the Premier League, curtesy of a Gabriel Jesus last minute winner

Brazilian football team tragedy

After the tragic plane crash which saw the Brazilian football team Chapecoense lose most of their players, we take a look at the team who were on track to win one of the biggest cups in the club’s history

Review: B!RTH Festival’s USA & Brazil

The Royal Exchange Theatre opened its third day of the B!RTH festival with a bang, with two plays covering the experiences from Brazil and the USA

Sport Volunteering: Viviane’s story at the 2016 Rio Olympics

With JustFest just around the corner, read the story of Viviane Kemgne, who volunteered at the biggest sporting event in the world

You Can’t Handle the Truth! – Political Movies

Dylan Kerlann wants more films to make us think about real world issues

My Political Hero: Sócrates (with an ó)

This week, Ben Weich writes about his political hero, Brazilian footballer Sócrates

Songs Sans Frontieres: Brazil

Brazil is big. Not just big, it’s fricking enormous. It’s the fifth largest country in the world, even bigger than Australia. So, what would you expect from a country that big? Well I can tell you – a whole lotta music. There is far too much to talk about for one little box, so I’ve […]

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