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Documentary screening: Dirty Games

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 - 6 p.m.

Location: Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Event Type: Navigator, Public Event

Audience: Public

"Dirty Games: Olympic Evictions in Rio de Janeiro" follows residents in Vila Autodromo, a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro that was decimated as the city prepared to host the 2016 Olympics. Directed by social anthropologists Jose Alejandro Huidobro Goya and Margit Ystanes, the film explores topics such as what it means to lose a home, the anguish this loss produces, and the role of sporting mega-events on urban development and inequality.