The Killing

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Security Television Network acquires the documentary , “Police Killing,” a Kino film Producoes Artisticas film production.

A shocking investigation of police homicides in Rio de Janeiro On the outskirts of the city, a car is riddled with bullet holes, some the size of a fist.
You’d think it was a gangland shooting, but these bullets were fired by the police, and the passengers were unarmed teenagers. In Rio de Janeiro, more than 16, 000 civilians have been killed in police operations over the past twenty years, all in the name of self-defense. This powerful and disturbing film follows the mothers of these victims as they fight for justice against a corrupt and brutal system.

Festivals

É Tudo Verdade – Festival Internacional de Documentários – Best Feature Brazilian Documentary
IDFA International Festival – Indicated to Humans Rights Awards
Humans Fest – Official Selection
Buenos Aires International Film Festival – Official Selection
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival – Official Selection

Reviews and More

…its aim is to expose the injustices of a system that couldn’t care less about the lives of poor, black kids scraping a living in the favelas.” – Modern Times Review

 

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