Girls of Favela Funk

Girls of Favela Funk is a 28″ documentary produced, directed and edited by Elise Roodenburg. It premiered in 2015 in Amsterdam in collaboration of Amnesty International.

FunX 26-05-2016

Girls of Favela Funk is a documentary about love and relationships in the world of favela funk, popular music from Rio de Janeiro’s favelas.

‘Girls of Favela Funk’ emphasizes the perspective of girls on the very popular, pornographic music from the favelas. Why do girls like this music? And to what extend are the favela funk lyrics a reflection of their personal, daily lives?