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    Meghan Neal

An Idealist Reflects on Love, Hip Hop, and Brazil


What began as then 22-year-old American Jocelyn Edelstein's voyage to Brazil to teach English culminated eight years later in the feature-length documentary Believe The Beat, the story of a community of street dancers she became inspired by during her stay.

"This is what the world asks us to do," Jocelyn says. "Follow the winding, complicated path toward voracious wonder. Say yes to the moments that enchant and challenge and surprise us."

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