Rise of the Bolsonaros



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Follow the controversial rise to victory of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro.

This feature length documentary about the controversial president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, tells the story of his extraordinary rise from relative obscurity to the ultimate seat of South American power.

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About the Show

Since his landslide victory in 2018, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has rarely been out of the headlines, with his controversial views on gender, indigenous rights and the Amazon. Yet, despite the increasingly vocal demands for his impeachment, Bolsonaro continues to have millions of supporters, drawn to his straight-talking style and vision of a new Brazil.

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