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All Posts Tagged With: "Brazil"

Brazil in Black and White: Introduction

(September 4, 2007) BRAZIL IN BLACK AND WHITE follows the lives of five young college hopefuls from diverse backgrounds as they compete to win a coveted spot at the elite University of Brasilia, where 20 percent of the incoming freshmen must qualify as Afro-Brazilian.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Time for School Series: Article: Who’s Being Left Behind?

The U.N. Millennium Development Goals call for universal primary education by 2015. But around the world, minorities are being left behind.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

Time for School Series: Live Discussion on Global Education

Join a live online discussion with the film's producers and global education experts Thursday, September 10th at 12:00 noon.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

Time for School Series: Introduction

(September 2 & 9, 2009) WIDE ANGLE’s award-winning 12-year documentary project, Time for School, follows seven children from seven countries who are struggling to achieve a basic education.

Sep 21st, 2009 | Comments

Time for School Series: How You Can Help

WIDE ANGLE viewers often ask what they can do to help. Here is a short list of organizations working to promote education in the countries featured in Time for School.

Sep 21st, 2009 | Comments

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Time for School Series: Full Episode: Time for School 3

Watch the full episode of Time for School 3, WIDE ANGLE’s award-winning 12-year documentary project that follows seven children from seven countries who are struggling to achieve a basic education.

Sep 21st, 2009 | Comments

Time for School Series: Video: Behind the Scenes with the Kids

See letters and watch videos from several students featured in the Time for School series.

Sep 2nd, 2009 | Comments

Time for School Series: Slideshow: Through the Years

This slideshow shows the kids from Time for School through the years, as they’ve grown into teenagers, and some cases, have had to take on very adult responsibilities.

Sep 2nd, 2009 | Comments

Time for School Series: Preview: Time for School 3

Watch a preview of Time for School 3, the third part of WIDE ANGLE's 12-year series on global education.

Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama in Middle East, Chinese Firm Buys Hummer from General Motors

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 4

The University of Brasilia's affirmative action process is about to enter a crucial week. Students who have identified themselves as Afro-Brazilian must pose for a photograph that will be evaluated by a secret committee. This panel will try to determine whether students look "black enough" to qualify for the quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 3

To participate in the University of Brasilia's quota program, applicants must do something most have never been required to do - identify themselves as black.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 2

Iolanda dos Santos and her family moved to Brasilia from a poor region of northeast Brazil. She is currently undecided whether or not she should apply to the university under the racial quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Brazil in Black and White: Discussion Guide Introduction

Brazil has long presented itself as a "racial democracy" but deep disparities in income, education and employment have finally prompted a campaign for equal treatment for Afro-Brazilians. Brazil in Black and White captures a unique moment as a nation looks in the mirror.

Jun 1st, 2009
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