Welcome To Rio

June 2014

Ep2 - War

3.0 86 x
War - This second episode takes viewers into the drug trafficking gang controlled favelas, which are under attack from the Government special forces pacification plans in advance of the World Cup and Olympics. In the favela Complexo da Maré, Carlos runs the local Resident’s Association. Until a few years ago he was a high ...
May 2014

Ep1 - Peace

1.5 137 x
Peace - As the eyes of the world turn to Rio de Janeiro for the 2014 World Cup, a new three-part observational series reveals the truth about life inside Rio’s famous shanty-towns, the favelas. With extraordinary access to them this series reveals the favelas to be places of energy, resourcefulness and humour, through the ...