Countdown: Urban Control

After being named the site for both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio established extensive urban control measures in attempt to clean up the city known for violence. However, many of these measures instead resulted in intense military presence, the oppression of those in poverty, and racial discrimination. This film exposes the strict measures placed and the feelings of those affected.



Director: Luis Carlos de Alencar
Year: 2016
Duration: 23:35
Country: Brazil
Language: Portugese

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