The Other Rio

Direction
Year 
2017
Country
  • Canada 
Duration
87min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Rio de Janeiro, August 2016. The Summer Olympics are in full swing. A few steps away from the Maracanã stadium, but far from the international attention, a hundred pauperized families live together in an abandoned building. Despite the misery, gang violence and militarization of the neighborhood, the residents survive with ingenuity and resilience. Ignored by the sensationalist reports, their dignified and generous words reveal a universe of concrete and light, where the reality of today fades behind the aspirations for tomorrow.

Details

  • Original title
    The Other Rio
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Émilie B. Guérette
  • DOP
    Etienne Roussy
  • Editing
    Natacha Dufaux
  • Music
    Paulo Bottas
  • Sound
    Bruno Bélanger
  • Duration
    87 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2017
  • Country
    • Canada
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
      • LES FILMS DU 3 MARS
      • 2065, rue Parthenais, suite 277
      • H2K 3T1 Canada Montréal (Québec)
      • Canada
      • web: http://www.f3m.ca/
      • cell: Tel. : 01 514 523 8530
      • fax: Fax : 01 514 523 1291
      • e-mail: apare@f3m.ca
  • Festivals
    • Beijing International Film Festival
    • Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (BC, Canada)
    • Festival du film de Saint Séverin (Canada)
    • Festival du film brésilien de Montréal (Canada)
    • DOC NYC
    • ARCHcine Brasil
    • Victoria Film festival (Canada)
    • Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma (Montréal)
    • Festival du Cinéma Positif (Cannes, France)
  • Awards
    • Best New Talent from Québec/Canada - Montreal International Documentary Festival

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