Project Description

Rio hosts a football tournament between a team from the favelas and the city.


Currently in development: This story is based in Rio. Based in the Favlas ( Shanty towns) of Rio a young favelas football team with aspirations of becoming professionals one day to escape favela life take on a young football team from the metropolitan city.

There is a subplot to this story as it follows each of the characters lives and the struggles they each deal with like with money, crime, class and gender. Word gets around everywhere that there is to be a football tournament on Rio’s beach. The whole of Rio comes out in a show of support for them all. The point of this story is bringing to divided communities together through a shared love of football and both of the captains determination to win.


By: Rupinder Gill
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Project Type: Pitch

Status: Start

Category: Film