David Joris Dhert and Gregg Young sought the answer to a simple question in Rio de Janeiro. How will the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games change the lives of its inhabitants?

The World Cup and the Olympic Games usually announce themselves in terms of dreams and opportunities for the organizing country. Along three years of observation from amongst theBrazilians, this documentary explores in what way those promises have been realized. 

The film was made possible with the support of the Pascal Decroos Fund and the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF).

Nominated for the Social Art Award 2017.

David Bert Joris Dhert

David Bert Joris Dhert graduated as a development economist at Ghent University and chose to work with documentary film and photography instead of with statistics.

Gregg Young

Gregg is product owner bij VRT Innovatie en creative producer bij VRT Sandbox. Hij werkt aan Vlaamse en Europese onderzoeksprojecten en zet samenwerkingen op tussen start-ups (kmo’s) en VRT-merken.
A working grant of € 4.000, allocated on 11/10/2012.