Pushing Boundaries

Music for a documentary by Lesia Kordonets. Premiere at 52nd Visions du Reel Festival 2021. Winner ZONTA award and Zürcher Filmpreis award.

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.

Documentary 100 min.
Production: Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG, Zürich / ZHdK / SRF
Producer: Karin Koch