Champion of the World

Short film



Sophie is a talented young Deaf athlete. After she is injured in the course of her part time job chasing a shoplifter, she worries she will never compete again. Tempted to boost her performance in other ways, she reconnects with her disgraced father who teaches her the meaning of inner strength.

Director: Bim Ajadi

Commissioned by the BSLBT to air around the time of the Olympics, celebrating Deaf sports, Champion Of The World has screened in numerous festivals around the world, and is nominated for best film best director and best actress at the 2013 Deaffest. 


Neath Films / BSLT / Film 4