Two WWE Network Documentaries have been selected to be shown during the prestigious LA Shorts International Film Festival.
Heaven and Superfan: The Story of Vladimir will play at the upcoming event. The festival begins next month, running from July 1-31.
Heaven documents the inspiring story of Heaven Fitch, who became the first female athlete to win a male state wrestling championship in North Carolina.
Superfan: The Story of Vladimir follows one of WWE’s biggest super-fans, Vladimir Abouzeide. This documentary was announced during WrestleMania 37 weekend. The one of the directors of the documentary, Giancarlo Dittamo, was let go by WWE earlier this year.
The LA Shorts International Film Festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
It is one of the most prestigious and largest short film festivals in the world. It is also the longest-running short film festival in Los Angeles, celebrating 25 years.
In other awards news, Titus O’Neil has recently been named a finalist for the 2021 ESPN Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award.
Via Wrestle Zone.
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