Olympic Favela

Brazil | 2016 | 17 minutes | Marc Ohrem-Leclef

Olympic Favela is a poetic reflection on the places favela residents in Rio de Janeiro called home before the city government implemented policies of evictions and forced removals in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Director Biography
Marc Ohrem-Leclef was born in Dusseldorf, Germany. After studying Communication Design at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany he relocated to New York City in 1998. Ohrem-Leclef's visual arts practice centers on immersive portraits of communities—whether they are formed by bloodlines, social circumstance, or cultural movements.

  • Director: Marc Ohrem-Leclef
  • Premiere Status: World Premiere
  • Country: Brazil, USA
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 17 minutes
  • Producer: Marc Ohrem-Leclef
  • Screenplay: Marc Ohrem-Leclef
  • Cinematographers: Marc Ohrem-Leclef
  • Editors: Renato Vallone
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Has Subtitles: Yes