Cheerleaders for Olympia

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Li is her family’s pride. Her family has a dream: her taking part in the Olympic Games, as a cheerleader. For a couple of months now, the 16 year old girl trains very hard. Her coach taught eleven dancers many choreographies. They already convinced members of the jury with their performance. As their province’s best dancer, they participate in the qualifying competition in Beijing. There it will be brought to a head if the dream comes true: participation in the Olympic Games 2008. A film about hard training and the dream of the Olympic Games.

30 mins. and 3x5 mins.


Written and directed by Alix F. Meier
Photographed by Peter Klotz
Edited by Peter Klum