Decolonize Your Eyes – Digital Promise

Decolonize Your Eyes

Decolonize Your Eyes


GatoMÍDIA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

MY World 360° September 2019 Climate Action and Reducing Inequalities Playlist selection

We seek to decolonize narratives about the favela and communities of Rio de Janeiro through the stories of its residents.

Youth Producers: Andressa Santos (20), Nicole Pereira (22)
Mentors: George Ferreira, Raull Santigo, Marcela Lisboa, Leonardo Souza, Jonathan Thomaz, João Araió, Thamyra Thâmara

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: Goal 1: No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere, Goal 4: Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Discussion Prompts

  • How does this film’s depiction of the favelas and communities of Rio de Janeiro differ from those you have seen on television or movies?
  • What do you think is the significance of the film’s title? What does it mean to decolonize your eyes?

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Or, watch Decolonize Your Eyes on Vimeo.

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