Tag: Runner (2019)


DIRECTOR(S): Bill Gallagher

GENRE: Documentary Film

SYNOPSIS: When he was eight, Guor Mading Maker ran from capture in war-torn Sudan to eventually seek safety in the US. In his new life, Maker began running again, participating in high school track and field and then qualifying for the 2012 Olympics. But because the International Olympic Committee did not recognize the newly formed South Sudan, Maker had to fight to compete independently, refusing to run for Sudan and taking a stand against its oppression. Follow Maker’s difficult and triumphant journey from refugee to world-renowned athlete.