Fighting For Peace

In Rio's most violent favela, shootouts are a daily occurrence and drugs provide an all too easy escape. British ex-boxer Luke Dowdney strives to provide an alternative through running a boxing school. Can he help Sugar and Douglas, his youngest and brightest talents, to fight their way out of the slums and become international champions? Co-produced by Madonna, this powerful and upbeat doc offers a raw insight to the struggles of Rio's poorest citizens.
  • program length: 58 minutes

Saturday, April 27 at 3:00 am on 12.2

additional airdates

  • Thursday, April 25 at 10:00 pm on 12.2
  • Monday, May 13 at 12:00 am on 12.2