Age of Champions is the award-winning feature documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. Viewers will meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over the limitations of ageThe film premiered to a standing ovation at the prestigious Silverdocs Film Festival and has since screened at more than 1,000 venues around the world. The Washington Post called the film “infectiously inspiring” and its characters have been featured in major media outlets including ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR.

Rights Available

Worldwide Television, VOD, Digital (non-exclusive)

Program Details

FORMAT: 1 x 71′ Feature Documentary or 1 x 56′ Television Special
PRODUCTION YEAR: 2012
PRODUCER: Documentary Foundation
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

Technical Details

MASTER FILE: ProRes 422, 1920 x 1080
VIDEO: Only texted versions available
AUDIO: Full Mix Stereo only (no off-camera narration therefore no need for MDE tracks)

Trailer:

Reviews:

“A profile of perseverance and discipline … Age of Champions is infectiously inspiring!” – Washington Post
“Funny and sweet and sure to poke a tear from even the most hard-hearted.” – Austin Chronicle
“Makes you feel you’re never too old … it’s who I want to be when I grow up!” – The Express
“Prepare yourself for a major dose of inspiration!”-Fitness

Awards:

Official Selection Silverdocs Film Festival
Official Selection Austin Film Festival
Official Selection Cambridge Film Festival
Official Selection Doc Miami Film Festival
Official Selection Doc Edge Film Festival
Infinitely Inspiration Austin Chronicle

Visit the film’s official website here.