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Living on in death

Varta publishes a review of Leonard Cortana’s short documentary 'Marielle’s Legacy Will Not Die' about activist Marielle Franco.

“What is rather poignant about Cortana’s film is that he brings about a feeling of anger towards the system along with a commitment towards the future while making the audience feel the enormity of the loss of Marielle’s life (and, thus, her work). It leaves one without closure and a feeling of needing to do something – something more than lip-service that governments are prone to do. It also makes one reflect on the necropolitics involved in the rights movements, especially when pertaining to minorities of all sorts.”

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