Best Film Award
19th Thessaloniki International Doc Film Festival 2017 Premier Main program
Oaxaca Sports Film Festival Cine de porte
11 th Docfest Chalkida Greece 2017 Main program Competition
11th International Documentary Film Festival in Iran, December 2017
The Wonder Kid
Greek title: Το παιδί θαύμα
Emerging Greek boxing star Alexander Tsanakides excels in a sport that has virtually no audience or support in his homeland. The athlete’s path after a terminal injury towards the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Watch AIBA’s President Dr Ching Wu, on one of his rare interviews, presenting his bold, controversial and innovative landmark decision to establish AIBA’s own professional league, changing the Boxing scene forever.
The story of a Greek Boxer, the Wonder Kid.
We are initiated in the unique boxing style created by a father and a son. An avant-garde, action-packed documentary that visually engages the jazz musicians working on the score.
They become the soul of an innovative and highly aesthetic documentary experiment, matching the gritty rhythm of boxing with their music. A highly conceptual, creative, quirky, full of dramatic tension documentary.
RUNNING TIME: 65min
DIRECTING/SCRIPT/DOP/EDITOR: Yiorgos Panteleakis/Research Production:Elena Tsoka/MUSIC:Dimitris Klonis/Charis Charalampus/SOUND:Studio recording/Orestis Kamperides/Switzerland crew:Marco Scopesi/Camera/Video Editor/Raoul Perez/Graphic Designer/PRODUCTION: Independent Greek Cinema