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Oscar Nominee Petra Costa on Threats to Democracy in Brazil

Clip: 01/31/2020 | 18m 20s Video has closed captioning.

Petra Costa’s latest film "The Edge of Democracy" is nominated for Best Documentary at the Oscars. It’s an intimate look at the rise and fall of former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff. The current president, Jair Bolsonaro, is also featured, and he has already called the film "a work of fiction." Costa joins Hari to discuss the dangers to democracy in Brazil.

Aired: 01/31/20

Rating: NR

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