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Issue No. 2468

Rio + Film Festival

The full programme has now been announced for the Rio + Film Festival.

The season will include 11 screenings showcasing Brazilian cinema. 

Films include the powerful City of God, based on people’s lives in the “favelas”—slums—of Rio de Janeiro.

Barbican Centre,
London EC2Y 8DS. 
barbican.org.uk
From 24 to 27 September

Songs of the factory: pop music, culture and resistance

Marek Korczynski’s Song’s of the Factory looks at the impact of popular music on working class culture on the factory floor. 

He argues that music both helps workers do the work quicker—but is also an expression of resistance to the bosses.  

Marek Korczynski 
ILR Press
£14.99
Out now 

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Tue 25 Aug 2015, 17:09 BST
Issue No. 2468
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