Inside Brazil’s favelas and the rise of the new Afro hair movement

Beyond Beauty with Grace Neutral – Series two: Brazil. Part two: Inside Brazil’s favelas and the rise of the new Afro hair movement.
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In our second episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace meets a brave new generation of young black women challenging racial discrimination – redefining Sao Paulo’s beauty ideals, through the Afro Hair Movement and reclaiming their cultural identity. From a former beauty queen who was stripped of her crown for being too dark-skinned, to exploring a range of creatives revolutionising the cultural landscape in the favelas – Grace discovers the women expressing individual beauty.

Director Nick Walters
Producer Declan Higgins

Global Executive Producers Eloise King, Ravi Amaratunga

Local Producer Pauline Gras
Associate Producer Kate Villevoye
Researcher Regina Lemaire-Costa

Director of Photography Tom Seal
Sound Recordist Marcus Caparelli
Editor Paul Frankl
Colourist Nick Walters
Sound Mix Guy Chase

Production Manager Lauran Clark
Production Coordinator Laura Carter

Music LAY, 5Pra1, Josbi, Jingle Punks

Commercial Creative Director Bunny Kinney
Head of Production Bree Horn
Vice Brazil Roberta Cunha
Associate Producer Tom Ivin
Researcher Stephen Isaac-Wilson
Junior Researcher Lily Rose Thomas

Head of Post Production Daniel Elias
Post Production Manager Tom Lynch
Post Production Administrator Laura Davidson
Post Production Coordinator Regina Lemaire-Costa
Translator Sara Galvao

Music Supervisor Alex Benge
Rights & Clearances Cristina Lombardo

Studio Manager Polly Williams
Motion Graphics Director Steve Gurr
Junior Designer Rebecca Hopkins

Special Thanks Catsu Collective, Biju Belinky, Thais Mendes @ Squad Models, Rita Lobo, Gaia Lutz, Marie Joelle Declercq

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