Backlight: The New Wisdom of Ricardo Semler

According to Ricardo Semler, the Brazilian top entrepreneur and philosopher who became immensely rich by making his employees happy, our economy has gone completely off the rails and capitalism has fa... More...

Documentary - Human Interest & Society

50'

We are smarter than ever, but have we also grown wiser? According to Ricardo Semler, the Brazilian top entrepreneur and philosopher who became immensely rich by making his employees happy, our economy has gone completely off the rails and capitalism has failed to create equality anywhere, ever.

VPRO Backlight was given exclusive access to his estate in the Brazilian jungle. Semler answers the question how we can create a better world, and outlines the conditions for an “age of wisdom”.

Documentary
Kees Brouwer
2015
VPRO
50'
VPRO
 
 

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