A news channel about the favelas of Recife, where kids from the favela are the reporters.
Return to a City of Rhyme: Five years after the groundbreaking City of Rhyme, a CD condemning violence in the favela, by the kids who live there, we return to the city to see how things are better.
Films by pre-schoolers from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, using music, animation, and acting to show the genius and creativity of little kids. See especially the Incredible Story of Granny and the Wolf and Yellow.
Fictional films and documentaries made by Kuna children from Panamá City and the San Blas islands. El Iskar and The Heron are fantastic!
Looking for Life: a 25 episode soap opera made by quechua and ayamara children from shantytowns of La Paz, Bolivia.
One film about life on the street, made by street kids, the other about Guaraní indian culture, made by indigenous kids. Made in Paraguay in 2009. (Guaraní w/ English subs)
A comedy-fantasy by immigrant children in the USA, symbolizing their efforts to deal with another world. (in English)
A fictional film by the children of Recife, Brazil, where they show the trials and joys of their everyday life. 31 Minutes. English subtitles.
Brief films by the young filmmakers of CineFavela, showing how they made the film "Alto do Céu", what they learned, and what they taught. 12 minutes each; English subtitles.
Three films by young men from Argentina. All spent much of their childhoods on the street, begging, robbing, and doing other things "that I now repent," as one of them puts it. In these films, they teach the lessons they learned as they struggled to get off the street and transform their lives. "El Tunel" was featured as the closing film of the Argentine National Short Feature Film Festival, 2006. English subtitles on "El Túnel".
Life's Roulette, a fictional film by children who were once soldiers in the Colombian civil war. (66 min. English subtitles)
The Sáliba Project: Indigenous children documenting the knowledge of their people. (10 films in Sáliba and Spanish)
City of Rhyme: a rap album by children from the most violent favelas of Recife, Brazil.
"Salí de la Guerra": the soundtrack to Life's Roulette, a film by children who were once soldiers.
Cartography of the Favela: music videos, dance, and a book about local resistence to violence in Recife, Brazil.
The Flooded Plain: a comic book based on the lives of children who had been soldiers in the Colombian Civil War.