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Short Documentary: NZINGHA

With the Summer Olympics right around the corner, we will once again experience the kind of stories and emotions competitive sports are able to deliver. The underdog winning against all odds, the has-been with a last shot at redemption, the millisecond photo-finish, the ecstatic joy of a gold medal winner and the crushing disappointment of those losing out after years of hard training. As well as probably a couple of new world records and maybe even some ‘firsts’ in a few of the given disciplines. The heroine of Anderson Wright’s short documentary NZINGHA also has the chance to make history – should Nzingha Prescod medal individually in women’s foil fencing at the Rio Olympics, she will be the first African-American woman to do so in the history of the sport.

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