Following this and this, Netflix isn’t letting up and continues to bring even more exciting and interesting content for all of us to enjoy, their latest offering coming in form of Rising Phoenix. Set to premiere on August 26, Rising Phoenix 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.
The film features several athletes including our very own Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa), Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (US), Jonnie Peacock (UK), Cui Zhe (China), Ryley Batt (Australia) and Tatyana McFadden (US).
It’s clear that this one has an inspirational and motivational aspect to it, upon seeing the trailer alone no doubt it’s going to be a goodie. Rising Phoenix is directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui. Produced by Greg Nugent, John Battsek and Tatyana McFadden. Executive Produced by Richard Curtis, Barbara Broccoli, Barnaby Spurrier, Godric Smith, Dee Ryder, Xavi Gonzalez and Andrew Ruhemann. 26 August is the date, nail it down in your viewing calendar.
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