The Olympic Games are praised globally as the pinnacle of athletic achievement, peaceful competition and goodwill amongst nations. A minority offer a quiet refutation to this praise, directly connecting the Games to environmental catastrophe, economic terrorism, and a direct assault on human rights and civil liberties. While the games are seen as the ultimate challenge to amateur athletes all over the globe, this challenge pales in comparison to those that the Olympics present to the men and woman of the host communities. These are the stories of common citizens, forced to live in the shadow of the podium.

The Team:
Director - Kelly Ebers
Writer/Story Editor: Michael Peddle
Producer: Blaise Power
Editor: Sam Ellens
Audio Director: Marissa Jevnikar
Director of Photography: Michael Thai Nguyen
Production Manager: Krista Cassidy
Marketing Director: Seanna Jefferson

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