Item Details

Brazil [electronic resource]: A South American Journey, With Jonathan Dimbleby

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Nowhere is evidence of the economic boom in South America more apparent than in Brazil, but in this program Jonathan Dimbleby finds the road to riches is paved with dilemmas for both Brazil and the wider world. In the Amazon, architects and cattle ranchers are grappling with environmental tension. On the coast, descendants of runaway slaves are fighting to protect their land from the expansion of a satellite launch facility. And in Rio, Dimbleby joins the commander of a new police force as they seek to pacify the slums ruled by the law of the drug lords.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
59 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
8 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 19, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
South American Journey, with Jonathan Dimbleby
Series
A South American Journey, With Jonathan Dimbleby
South American Journey
Contents
  • Exploring Brazil's Economic Boom (1:37)
  • Breaking Brazil's Natural Resource Pattern (1:40)
  • Manaus Bridge (2:32)
  • Balancing Society and Environment (2:14)
  • Priceless Medicinal Resources (3:13)
  • Brazil's Protection and Exploitation Dilemma (1:17)
  • Fighting Amazon Deforestation (2:25)
  • Prosecuting Environmental Destruction (3:50)
  • Alta Floresta (1:57)
  • Brazil's Beef Dilemma (3:16)
  • Mining the Amazon (4:14)
  • Fueling Global Development (3:11)
  • Brazil's Quilombo Tension (3:42)
  • Citizen's Rights vs. Economic Growth (2:23)
  • Brazil's Unspoken Racism (1:17)
  • Rio de Janeiro: Eternal Paradise (4:02)
  • Religious Changes in Brazil (1:40)
  • Growing Evangelical Popularity (3:50)
  • Addressing the Favela Issue (2:44)
  • Fragile Peace in Rio's Slums (3:11)
  • Brazil's Slum Improvement Program (3:16)
  • Future Development of Brazil (1:06)
  • Credits: Brazil: A South American Journey, with Jonathan Dimbleby (0:37)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013]
Publisher no.
  • 52581 Films Media Group
  • 52578s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (59 min.)) : sound, color.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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