Press Release: Netflix Acquires Sundance Award-Winning Documentary Short ZION SHIRKERS by Floyd Russ
"Zion is a gripping portrait of Zion Clark, a young wrestler born without legs who grew up in foster care. Clark began wrestling in second grade against his able-bodied peers. The physical challenge became a therapeutic outlet and gave him a sense of family. Moving from foster home to foster home, wrestling became the only constant thing in his childhood."
(PARTIAL) PRESS RELEASE (Los Angeles, CA (February 28, 2018): "Adding to its robust slate of documentary shorts, Netflix also acquired Zion, a ten-minute film directed by Floyd Russ about a young wrestler who was born without legs and finds acceptance and community within the world of wrestling." ZION will launch globally on Netflix later this year.