Edge of Democracy

Nominee
Grand Jury Prize ~ World Cinema: Documentary
Sundance Film Festival
Nominee
Best Documentary Feature
Academy Awards
It's a chronicle of civic betrayal and the abuse of power, and also of heartbreak.

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The Edge of Democracy

A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis - the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present, including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with accounts of her own family's complex past, filmmaker Petra Costa (ELENA) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.
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Genre
Politics & World Affairs, Documentary, Women and Film
Runtime
122
Language
Portuguese, English
Director
Petra Costa
Awards:
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ World Cinema: Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
Nominee, Best Documentary Feature, Academy Awards
FEATURED REVIEW
Steve Pond, TheWrap

There’s a right-wing candidate who unexpectedly rose to power on a wave of nationalist anger despite a history of making rude and racist comments. A woman from a left-wing party vying to become the country’s first female leader. Cries to not just defeat politicians, but to lock them up. Rampant ...

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