Trailer: Rising Phoenix tells the story of the Paralympic Games
James R | On 17, Aug 2020
Netflix promises to inspire audiences this August with documentary Rising Phoenix.
The film tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II to the third biggest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity & human potential.
Rising Phoenix is directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui, produced by Greg Nugent, John Battsek and Tatyana McFadden, and executive Produced by Richard Curtis, Barbara Broccoli, Barnaby Spurrier, Godric Smith, Dee Ryder, Xavi Gonzalez and Andrew Ruhemann.
Athletes featured in the film include Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (USA), Jonnie Peacock (UK), Cui Zhe (China), Ryley Batt (Australia), Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa) and Tatyana McFadden (US).
The film premiers on 26th August. Here’s the trailer:
Rising Phoenix is available on Netflix UK, as part of an £9.99 monthly subscription.