Eastern Neighbours Film Festival

Wounded Gould

Mustafa Hadziibrahimovic, The Netherlands/Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2016, 50 min

 

Bosnian-Dutch journalist Mustafa Hadziibrahimovic reveals an inside story about the unusual Bosnian sport club whose amazingly passionate members won the European, World and Olympic Championship.

 

Getting wounded during the war, losing a leg, recovering, playing sitting volleyball and finally becoming European, World and Olympic champion with the national team. This is the story of the national sitting volleyball team of Bosnia and Herzegovina and their passion, motivation and struggle.

An impressive documentary about visible and less visible injuries, about facing limitations in life, but never giving up. A story of reconciliation and overcoming traumas through sports and friendship.