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Raise the Bar

A girls' basketball team aims to break down cultural barriers. Their training program is intense and controversial, and they are led by an overqualified and unusual coach who constantly raises the bar. The team achieves remarkable results and the girls are becoming strong, independent, and are ready to change the world. But is the world ready?

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • National Premiere Date
    February 10, 2021
  • International Premiere Date
    April 29, 2021, Hot Docs Festival
  • Length
    70 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Hækkum rána
  • International Title
    Raise the Bar
  • Production Year
    2021
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Finland
  • Premiere TV Channel
    Sjónvarp Símans Premium
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    HD
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subs

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2021
    Hot Docs Festival