To mark its 20 years of popular communication, the Brazil in fact launches the documentary “The third act”, directed by José Eduardo Bernardes. The film will be presented at the opening of the panel “Participatory Democracy and Social Control”, this Friday (27), at 2 pm, in the Dante Barone auditorium of the RS Legislative Assembly, within the schedule of the 2023 World Social Forum.
The short portrays January 2023: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva reaches his third term as President of the Republic. The historic inauguration, which would be the beginning of the reconstruction of a fractured Brazil, is threatened by the destruction of the symbols of democracy and an attempted coup.
O Brazil in fact was launched at the World Social Forum on January 25, 2003, in a historic ceremony. A pioneering journalism initiative organized by Brazilian popular movements was born. On that day, 7,000 people filled the Araújo Viana Auditorium, in Parque Farroupilha, in Porto Alegre, for the launch.
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After the screening of the documentary, a debate table is set up, with representatives of various entities and social movements who will bring their views on the subject of participatory democracy and social control, in addition to the presence of the Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Márcio Macedo, who is responsible for the Participation System of the Lula government. Among the debaters, two are from communication and will bring their contributions on the area: Raquel Baster, from Intervozes, and Admirson Medeiros Ferro Junior (Greg), from FNDC.
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Source: BdF Rio Grande do Sul
Editing: Marcelo Ferreira
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