Meet the Surfers Redefining Brazil's Largest Favela

Brazil's largest favela, Rocinha, located in Rio de Janeiro has a notorious reputation. However, a group of surfers want to change perceptions and inspire the next generation to care about the ocean. In this short film from Goma Collective, meet some of the people behind the movement.

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The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

Meet the Surfers Redefining Brazil's Largest Favela

Brazil's largest favela, Rocinha, located in Rio de Janeiro has a notorious reputation. However, a group of surfers want to change perceptions and inspire the next generation to care about the ocean. In this short film from Goma Collective, meet some of the people behind the movement.

Follow Goma Collective: www.instagram.com/gomacollective

Follow Director Sirus F Gahan: www.instagram.com/sirusf

http://www.sirusfgahan.com

Follow Associacão De Surf Da Rocinha: www.instagram.com/associacao_de_surf_da_rocinha/

Follow Carlos Belo Da Silva: https://www.instagram.com/mistesurf/

Save São Conrado: https://www.instagram.com/salvemossaoconradorj

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.