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The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival last week awarded the top jury prize for best international feature documentary to “We Could be Heroes,” a Moroccan film from director Hind Bensari about Paralympian Azzedine Nouiri.

The feature, which had its world premiere at Hot Docs, focuses on the two-time Paralympic gold medalist in the seated shot put who found himself abandoned by his national sports federation and battling for respect and equal rights as he prepared for the 2016 Rio Games.

Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.

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