New Documentary Spotlights the Energy of Inclusion in Pakistan

Sana and her mother draped in colorful saris, look at a notebook in which her mother is writing.

Sana and her mom throughout filming of the documentary.

Movie poster with the title over a photo of Sana getting ready to run on a field.

Film poster for As Far As They Can Run

Ghulam is shackled in chains. Sajawal is confined, alone, in a freestanding room. Sana is tied up in her home. Life is bleak for these three youngsters dwelling in rural Pakistan till their households are launched to Particular Olympics.

Intimate and unflinching, hopeful and tragic, the brand new documentary movie titled As Far As They Can Run follows the lives of Ghulam, Sajawal and Sana over the course of a yr to see. Will taking part in a Particular Olympics Pakistan athletic program assist them change into accepted, and even valued, by their households and communities?

As Far As They Can Run is an MTV Documentary Movies manufacturing that may start streaming on 29 November 2022 on Paramount+. It was directed by Iranian-American filmmaker Tanaz Eshaghian and produced by Christoph Jörg. Govt producers embody Particular Olympics Board Chair Tim Shriver and Particular Olympics Board Member Bobby Shriver. The movie is already gaining consideration on the competition circuit having received the Woodstock Movie Competition 2022 award for greatest quick documentary.

As Far As They Can Run Trailer


Eshaghian says interacting with the kids, households and coaches whereas the directing this movie will ceaselessly have a particular place in her coronary heart. “Rural and impoverished Pakistani life is for many viewers extraordinarily overseas, however the movie bridges that hole quietly bringing out the commonality we now have with households who’re struggling to do their greatest in a world with out security nets. The ache, the problem, the small moments of connection, hope, and love.”