Competition Documentary Shorts
DIRECTED BY LUCY WALKER
USA, 2012, 20 MIN
IN PORTUGUESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A champion rows out of poverty in crooked lines toward the Summer Olympics. Will Ailson Eraclito Da Silva, the best rower in Brazilian history and the Pele of his sport, reach his goal? A beautiful new film about dreams and competition from two-time Academy Award® nominee Lucy Walker (Waste Land; “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom,” Audience Award® Winner for Best Short Film, FFF 2012).