Documentaries

Documentaries

A collection of athlete documentaries that explore the power of movement. Stream Tokyo Olympiad, Truth North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball, the original production The Adaptive Athlete, and more.

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  • The Adaptive Athlete

    Leo Sammarelli, a Canadian boxing champion takes on the Grouse Grind trail in Vancouver, Canada, a steep 2.9km incline up rough terrain known as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”. As a victim of gun violence in 2017, Leo suffered a devastating spinal cord injury which left him paralyzed from the wais...

  • Tokyo Olympiad

    A spectacle of magnificent proportions and remarkable intimacy, Kon Ichikawa’s Tokyo Olympiad remains one of the greatest films ever made about sports. Supervising a vast team of technicians using scores of cameras, Ichikawa captured the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo in glorious widescreen images, u...

  • Shelter

    Somewhere in the wild expanse of the Alps mountains, our group of five friends, boards and climbing skins underfoot, marvel at the vast untracked mountain faces and the majesty of the surrounding peaks.

    Featuring Jeremy JONES, Mat SCHAER, Levi LUGGEN, Léo TAILLEFER and Thomas DELFINO, our group ...

  • Fountain Of Youth by Mike Douglas

    Aging pro freeskier, Mike Douglas, travels to Japan in search of the secrets to perpetual youth and longevity. Between powder skiing sessions, he explores the Japanese diet, fitness, onsens and temples. The most profound advice, however, comes from a day spent with Mt. Everest age record holder, ...

  • 17 Goals for Girls

    The film follows the Jordanian under-17 women’s football team as they prepare for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016. Coming from different backgrounds, each of the girls has faced a different set of challenges as a national team player. But now they face their biggest challenge yet. Who ...

  • Truth North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball

    On the heels of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA Championship and the record-setting number of Canadian draft picks, the Toronto hoop dream is more alive than ever.

    In this feature-length doc, director Ryan Sidhoo shines the spotlight on 12-year-old Elijah Fisher, 15-year-old Keone Davis and 18...

  • Wrestling with Destiny: The Life and Times of Daniel Igali

    "Wrestling with Destiny," a one hour television documentary, tells the fascinating story of how wrestler Daniel Igali achieved his life-long dream of winning Olympic gold, and reveals his complex, intriguing character - both on and off the mat. Igali, one of the world's top freestyle wrestlers, i...