BODY OF RIO
Director(s): Izabel JAGUARIBE, Olivia GUIMARÃES Contact Print page
The film is loosely inspired by Izabel Jaguaribe’s book “The Guide-Map of the Marvellous in Rio de Janeira” and draws the “erotic profile” of a city that is tattooed on its inhabitant’s bodies. The film’s director, Izabel Jaguaribe, is one of the most innovative and lively scholars of contemporary Brazilian culture. Her cultural maps of urban Brazil are designed to foment critical debate about estrangement, belonging and diversity.