This documentary has been produced thanks to a crowd funding organized by the São Paulo based agency « Pública ».
« I died in the Maré » documents how the children of the Maré, in Rio de Janeiro, see themselves and the violence that surrounds them.
Today, Maré is one of Rio's most dangerous favelas, torn by drug gang rivalries as well as by constant invasions by military and civil police.
How do the children understand this reality? What are their fears?
After weeks following these children, they eventually draw us pictures of their reality. It's too risky to talk too much..."