Documentary Presentation – COLORADO PREMIERE
MY WAY TO OLYMPIA (Niko von Glasow, Germany, 96 min., in German, English, Greek)
Niko von Glasow, ‘Germany’s one and only short-armed director’, travels around the world to meet athletes preparing for the 2012 Paralympics: one-armed table tennis player Aida Husic Dahlen from Norway; boccia champion Greg Polychronidis from Greece who is paralysed from the neck down; short-armed archer Matt Stutzman from the USA; one-legged swimmer Christiane Reppe from Germany and Rwanda’s sitting volleyball team.
Feature Presentation – COLORADO PREMIERE
MARS & AVRIL (Martin Villeneuve, Canada, 92min., in French)
Shot on a tight budget, this big budget-looking film is set in the Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars. The film tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.