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Garapa (2009)

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A documentary on three families struggling to survive in Brazil.

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United Nations statistics indicate that almost one-sixth of the world's population suffers from chronic hunger, a concept often misrepresented or manipulated in the media. José Padilha removes hunger from the political arena to investigate what starvation means to those for whom it is part of everyday life. Written by Pusan International Film Festival

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