Film about Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete screened at international festival

Tue 29 Jan 2019 19:22 GMT | 23:22 Local Time

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“I want to fly”, a documentary highlighting the life of an Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete has been screened as part of the Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival, AzerTag reports.

The documentary tells the story of Kamal Mammadov, who was confined to a wheelchair after receiving spinal injuries in a traffic accident, but who has continued to struggle for life and achieved new successes with the support of his family.

Kamal Mammadov is now secretary general of Azerbaijan`s National Paralympic Committee.

On January 30, Nizami Cinema Center will host a gala-night of the Italian-Azerbaijan Film festival, where the winners of the festival will be announced.

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