David Bert Joris Dhert is a Belgian researcher, filmmaker and visual artist working in the field of ethnography, using film and photography to visually study tensions between large multinational corporations and individuals and indigenous groups. Since 2010, he lives between Belgium and Brazil, where he researches forms of indigenous resistance in urbanizing landscapes.
The film WE MUST BE DREAMING (BE, 2016, 61', non-fiction) shines a light on Brazil's contemporary post-/neo-colonial political agenda, aroused by global powers.
[Trailers:] https://youtu.be/YzIZc0WYVIQ and https://youtu.be/EzXM5KN-Faw
[Synopsis:] "One World, One Dream". "For The World, For The Game". "All in One Rhythm". The World Cup and the Olympic Games usually announce themselves in terms of dreams and opportunities for the people of the host country. Navigating through the daily lives of three Brazilians, one indigenous, one African and one European descendant, the documentary WE MUST BE DREAMING explores what the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games have brought to the life of the people of Rio de Janeiro.