and finally…

Snow, Randy
February 2006
PN;Feb2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p82
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's comments on the film "Murderball." The film, which won the Documentary Audience Award and a Special Jury Prize for Editing at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the life of wheelchair athletes. According to the author, the film is a true reflection of his thoughts all these years. He mentions another film, Choosing Victory, which depicted the first ever wheelchair event in the 1984 Olympics and the author was a part of that race. After winning silver medal in that race, the author earned mass appreciation for his achievement.


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