Town of Runners

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Release Date: June 29, 2012 (limited)

1h 20m | Documentary

Profiling young runners from the Ethiopian highland town of Bekoji, which has produced some of the world's greatest long distance athletes, including Tirunesh Dibaba, Kenenisa Bekele and Derartu Tulu.

This documentary film follows three children and their journeys from the school track to national competitions, showing their challenges, adventures, accomplishments and changes.

Director: Jerry Rothwell
Studio: Dogwoof
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