Recognized with an “Award of Merit Special Mention” for short documentary from The Indie Fest Film Awards.
This short documentary film explores the tragic consequences of doping through the eyes of former East German shot putter, Heidi Krieger, and is a testament to the perils of doping. Krieger was unknowingly subjected at a young age to a state-supported systematic doping campaign that valued medal counts over the well-being of athletes. In the film, Krieger describes the often complicated effects of extensive doping on young athletes, and his subsequent long and painful search for gender identity. As a man, Krieger is now known as Andreas.
This film was produced in collaboration with the German National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
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