In line with Selection, Peacock has formally acquired the U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming sports activities documentary film We Dare to Dream, which focuses on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics journey of a refugee staff. Following its world premiere on the 2023 Tribeca Movie Competition, the documentary shall be accessible for streaming on December 1 on Peacock.
“The truth that Peacock has now acquired our movie offers me hope that hundreds of thousands of individuals will have the ability to perceive our story, and that we, the world’s refugees, will not be the disaster,” Director Waad Al-Kateab mentioned in a press release. “We’re a consequence of a number of crises on this planet from local weather instability to political battle which are inflicting hundreds of thousands, like me and my youngsters, to lose their properties and their lifestyle. With new crises at a breaking level in the present day, I believe that this story in regards to the rights and desires of refugees to take part totally in society couldn’t be extra pressing.”
We Dare to Dream was directed by Waad Al-Kateab, who’s finest recognized for her Oscar-nominated documentary For Sama. It’s produced and financed by Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia. Government producers are Angelina Jolie, John Legend, Mike Jackson, and Ty Stiklorius, with Joanna Natasegara, Abigail Anketell-Jones, Bryn Mooser, and Kathryn Everett producing.
What to anticipate in We Dare to Dream?
“It’s the story of refugee athletes from Iran, Syria, South Sudan and Cameroon who swim, run and struggle their technique to alternative and security in host nations internationally,” reads the synopsis. “Spanning a breadth of backgrounds, private tales and Olympic sports activities, the movie reveals their lives and hopes as they prepare to compete on the world stage, exhibiting the hearth and the drive of younger folks pressured to depart their households, properties and international locations of start to construct new lives out of nothing.
“Culminating of their competitors on the summer season Olympics, their compatriots again residence and their new communities in refugee camps watch as these decided younger athletes struggle for his or her place on this planet. That is their story of coronary heart within the face of adversity, and most of all, hope for a greater life.”
Along with government producing, Legend additionally made and carried out an unique music for the upcoming movie titled “Dont Have to Sleep.” It hails from Studio Gebbia, Violet Movies, XTR Studios, and Get Lifted.