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Stephanie Dennison

Stephanie Dennison is a full professor of Brazilian studies and the director of the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds. She is the author of Remapping Brazilian Film Culture in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2019).

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Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 3

Pixote: Out in the Streets

Drawing from a longstanding tradition of neorealist naturalism in Brazilian cinema, Héctor Babenco’s third feature is a brutal tale of urban survival that became his international breakthrough.

By Stephanie Dennison