Revolution in Rio: Movie Shows the Best of World Youth Day 2013


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New film captures the joy, energy, and inspiration of first World Youth Day with Pope Francis

SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, 2013 – Revolution in Rio: The Best of World Youth Day 2013 is a pulsating 55-minute documentary that will help you experience all the highlights of World Youth Day in Rio de Janero in August 2013.

More than three million young people around the world responded enthusiastically to the invitation of Pope Francis to attend the inspirational events of World Youth Day. Now, through Revolution in Rio, you can experience that incredible enthusiasm of youth for the challenges presented by the charismatic Pope. This dynamic film captures six unforgettable days, synthesized into 55 intense minutes that mix humor, fervor, tears, and love in a joyful symphony.

TRAILER REVOLUTION IN RIO – WYD 2013 from Goya Producciones on Vimeo.

Revolution in Rio includes many thrilling moments of celebration, art, and drama, with a dynamic soundtrack and is interspersed with brief interviews of young people at World Youth Day. It ends with the prophetic and hopeful witness of Pope Francis: “Christ is preparing a new springtime in the world”.

The DVD also contains 50 minutes of “Extras”, including the top songs of World Youth Day, the Pope’s special speech to young Argentines, a photo gallery, and an extract of the biography of Pope Francisco. 

Revolution in Rio is available for pre-order now and will be available for purchase on December 1, 2013. Learn more at Ignatius Press.


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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