The filmmaker was also a production assistant on the Greg News channel and was approached near a subway exit after getting out of an app car.
Filmmaker Cadu Barcellos, 34, died at dawn on Tuesday (10), after being stabbed on Avenida Presidente Vargas, in downtown Rio de Janeiro. He was found lying on the ground by police the Battalion of Praça da Harmonia.
Cadu Barcellos was an assistant director on the program "Greg News", led by Gregório Duvivier, on HBO, was director and screenwriter of the series "Mais x Favela" (2011), on the cable channel Multishow, and one of the directors and screenwriters of the documentary "5x Pacification" (2012).
He was also the director and screenwriter of the episode "Let it fly", which is part of the 2010 film "5x Favela - Agora por ourselves", produced by Carlos Diegues and Renata Almeida Magalhães. The work was chosen for the Official ion of the Festival de Cannes, in the same year.
The film received awards such as the best fiction film, by the official and popular jury, best actress and supporting actor, best script, best soundtrack and best editing at the Paulínia Festival (2010), in addition to being awarded by the popular jury at the festival de Biarritz (France - 2010) and run for international festivals.
Cadu had left Pedra do Sal - samba stronghold in Rio -, hitchhiking in an application car and landed in the Center, he was surrendered, next to a subway station.
A friend of the filmmaker, William Oliveira, told TV Globo that "Cadu was murdered possibly on account of a cell phone, a RioCard (transportation voucher) and a handful of reais".
The police reported that a forensic investigation had been initiated and the incident was handled by the Homicide Police.
In addition to audiovisual production, Cadu was the creator of the Maré Vive page, with over 100 thousand likes. The page shows the reality of Complexo da Maré, in the north of Rio.
He leaves a wife and a son, Bernardo, 2 years old.
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