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Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition

Documentary | English | 86 minutes

Company

Protagonist Pictures


Cast & Crew

Directors

Robert Coe, Warwick Ross

Producers

Robert Coe, Warwick Ross, Madeleine Ross, Paul Murphy

Writers

Warwick Ross, Robert Coe

Cast

AFM Screening


Trailer

youtube.com/watch?v=bAG_DG7I-EI


Synopsis

An unlikely team of Zimbabwean refugees turned sommeliers shake up the international wine establishment when they compete in the World Wine Tasting Championships. BLIND AMBITION is an inspiring underdog story for the ages.

Having escaped starvation and tyranny in their homeland of Zimbabwe, fourrefugeeshave conquered the odds to become South Africa's top sommeliers. Driven by relentless optimism, a passion for their craft and unshakeable national pride, they form Zimbabwe’s first ever wine tasting team and set their sights on the coveted title of ‘World Wine Tasting Champions’. From the moment they arrive in France to compete, this team of mavericks turns an establishment of privilege and tradition on its head. A truly uplifting documentary that celebrates just how irrepressible the human spirit can be.


Completion Year

2021


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