When is Rising Phoenix on Netflix? Documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games


Netflix are including one other documentary to their intensive library with Rising Phoenix – a movie on the Paralympic Games.

Directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui (McQueen) and produced by John Battsek of Looking For Sugar Man, Citizen Ok, Circus Of Books, and Whitney, the documentary shares all about the Paralympics, the historical past of the motion, and the nearly unbelievable tales of the wonderful athletes.

All through the  movie, viewers will probably be handled to interviews from some of the world’s best Paralympians, together with Italian Fencer Bepe Vio, also referred to as Rising Phoenix, and the UK’s very personal, sprinter Jonnie Peacock; in addition to a cameo from Prince Harry and different celebrities.

So when is it on? And who’re all the athletes in it?

Right here’s every thing it’s essential to know.

When is Rising Phoenix on Netflix?

The 1h 45 min movie involves Netflix on August 26th, and will probably be accessible to stream for all subscribers.

Rising Phoenix trailer

Netflix’s first trailer for Rising Phoenix is coming very quickly… keep tuned!

What is Rising Phoenix about?

Named after fencer Bepe Vio, the documentary seems to be at the world of the Paralympics.

From the rubble of World Conflict II to the third largest sporting occasion on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a worldwide motion which continues to vary the means the world thinks about incapacity, variety & human potential.

Who’re the athletes in Rising Phoenix?

The movie options interviews from numerous Paralympians, who every share their distinctive tales on how they bought into their sport.

Bepe Vio

Bepe, is a 23-year-old Italian fencer. Her legs and arms have been amputated as a result of meningitis.

Ellie Cole

The 28-year-old is an Australian swimmer. She had her leg amputated as a result of most cancers and skilled in swimming as half of her rehabilitation program. Cole progressed greater than instructors had predicted.

Jean-Baptiste Aliaze

The French runner, 29, misplaced his leg in an assault when fleeing the civil struggle in Burundi, aged simply three years outdated.

Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana is a US/Russian wheelchair racer, and the most celebrated Paralympian of all time + ADA activist

Rising Phoenix

Bepe Vio is the Rising Phoenix

Jonnie Peacock

Then English sprinter, 27, contracted meningitis at age 5, leading to the illness killing the tissues in his proper leg. His leg  was then amputated just under the knee.

Matt Stutzman

Matt, 37, is  the world champion archer who makes use of his toes relatively than his palms,  to call a couple of. It’s an extremely shifting and vital piece of work.]]

Cui Zhe 

Cui Zhe is a powerlifter from China. At the 2012 Summer time Paralympics she received a silver medal in the ladies’s 40 kg powerlifting occasion, lifting 97 kg

Ryley Batt 

The 31-year-old is an Australian wheelchair rugby participant.

Ntando Mahlangu 

Ntando Mahlangu is a South African Paralympic athlete. He represented South Africa at the 2016 Summer time Paralympics and he received the silver medal in the males’s 200 metres T42 occasion.

Rising Phoenix begins on Netflix on August 26th. Try our lists of the finest sequence on Netflix and the finest films on Netflix, or see what else is on with our TV Information.


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