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Marry Ferreira

Media and Gender Researcher

Location icon United States

Marry Ferreira is a media specialist, born and raised in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area. She is currently a master's student in Public Media at Fordham University and serves as a Fordham NGO Youth Representative at the United Nations. Marry is also a researcher on global challenges faced by women in and around the media, with a focus on Latin America and the African diaspora.

Portfolio
United Nations Association | New York
Dawnland Highlights Cultural Survival and Stolen Children

DAWNLAND is the title of Adam Mazo’s documentary, the untold story of Wabanaki cultural genocide and their incredible sufferings throughout the years. The film gives such a deep insight into the history of these people that it won an Emmy award for Outstanding Research, and its composer Jennifer Kreisbery was Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Music at the 40th Annual News and Documentary Awards in New York City on September 24, 2019.

Brasiliana - Journal for Brazilian Studies
06/01/2019
Gender and race in Brazilian media: analyzing inequalities and impacts on the identities behind...

[This manuscript has been accepted and will be published in December 2019]. The research highlights how racial debate stands out in television productions, reflecting on the influence of communication in the consolidation of meanings in the imaginary of society and in the effects of these practices on the identity of black women and in the promotion of racial equality.

Media Diversified
01/14/2019
Who represents me? Just 4% of actors in Brazilian cinema are Black women

Mainstream Brazilian cinema has a representation problem when it comes to its Black population. However, as Marry Ferreira discusses, young people who do not identify with what is presented on screen are forging their own independent projects which are rising against the hegemonic discourse The Brazil of the movie screens is a predominantly white country.

mamablack - Black Women's Blueprint
Here's What You Can Do About Rape Culture | mamablack

One in five women and one in 71 men in the United States have been raped at some time in their lives, while 43.3 percent of women have reported sexual violence other than rape during their lifetimes.

Depois Da Chuva UFF - Blog Vencedor da EXPOCOM 2011
Favela: uma análise crítica das remoções do século XX e da instalação de UPPs no século XXI

Rio de Janeiro, a cidade maravilhosa e que agora também é olímpica, moldada a cada evento para inglês ver. O mesmo Rio que, há um século, Pereira Passos tentou transformar na nova Paris através de uma reforma urbanística que destruiu cortiços do centro da cidade, separando famílias entre a periferia e o morro, dando origem às favelas.

Por uma universidade mais inclusiva

A psicóloga Luana Vieira explica que o ideal é um aluno cego poder contar com mídias que favoreçam seu estudo, assim como o surdo ter um intérprete nos ambientes que frequenta, mas ter a autonomia de decidir quando usá-los.

Digital Plataforms

Os cineclubes e a reflexão sobre o cinema na UFF

Debater a construção por trás de produções audiovisuais e todo seu universo crítico pode ser um convite a viver um encontro avassalador do entretenimento com as questões teóricas estudadas dentro da universidade.

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