Pushing Boundaries

Music for a documentary by Lesia Kordonets. Premiere at 52nd Visions du Reel Festival 2021 and winner ZONTA prize.

During the Paralympics in Sochi, the Russians annexed the Crimean peninsula. As a result, the Ukrainian team loses its training base, some even lose their citizenship. While the borders around them are constantly being shifted, Ukrainian athletes in the war-torn country have to adapt to the new historical circumstances in order to qualify for the next Paralympics.

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Documentary 102 min.
Production: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG, Zürich / ZHdK / SRF
Producer: Karin Koch