CINEMA: CITY OF GOD,and the role of urbanism and architecture in the development of a society

City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus) is a 2002 Brazilian Film released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. All the characters existed in reality, and the story is based on real events.  It depicts different stories of the inhabitants of the favela Cidade de deus  in Rio de janeiro, between the end of the ’60s and the beginning of the ’80s. How the environment influences the growth of crime. How the urban fabric, and the architectural design is influenced and influences social relations and networks within neighbors and affect the life of the human beings is a key aspect to learn from. 

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