The Runner Film Project

We are really excited to show you the official film poster for The Runner.

The Runner, is an emotive and inspiring short film by British Asian actress, writer and director Sunnie Sidhu. The story is centered on Aylam, a Syrian refugee boy who has just arrived alone in London, he has a chance encounter with Nikki, an athlete training for the Rio Olympics living in Hackney. She helps him by encouraging him to train at the track. He is a gifted runner, but because of personal and political circumstances he faces many challenges.

The film promotes equality, diversity and demonstrates how important sport is both mentally and physically. Chris Zah, voted European track and field coach 2013, who trains Olympic hopefuls, Perry Shakes Drayton(sponsored by Nike), Richard Strachan (sponsored by Adidas), Richard Morrissey and Andrew Steele, will be featuring in the film alongside his Mile End Camp Athletics club as themselves.

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