‘Kite Fight’, A Fascinating Short Documentary About the Sport of Kite Fighting in Brazil

Filmmakers Guilherme Tensol and Leandro HBL explore the sport of Brazilian kite fighting, known locally as soltar pipas, in the mini documentary “Kite Fight.” The sport is popular in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The filmmakers spent time with soltar pipas competitors in the Rocinha favela to find out more about the sport’s techniques and culture.

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