13 August 2020

Watch: Netflix release trailer for Rising Phoenix - the story of the Paralympic Games

On Wednesday 26 August Rising Phoenix, a ground-breaking film about the Paralympic Movement, will premiere in over 190 countries worldwide on Netflix to coincide with what would have been the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Featuring Paralympians from across the world, 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, along the way sparking a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity and human potential.

Watch trailer: Rising Phoenix

Athletes featured in the film include our own Jonnie Peacock alongside Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (USA), Cui Zhe (China), Ryley Batt (Australia), Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa) and Tatyana McFadden (USA).

Rising Phoenix is an HTYT Films and Passion Pictures production in association with Ventureland and Misfits Entertainment.

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