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Netflix inspires hope for the holidays – a first look at the trailer for Riding With Sugar

Netflix has released the trailer for Riding With Sugar and if it is anything to go by, South Africans will be left inspired this holding season. Please see below the announcement release.

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Today, Netflix has released the trailer for Riding With Sugar and if it is anything to go by, South Africans will be left inspired this holiday season. The story of Riding With Sugar is one of triumph and hope in the face of adversity. Written and directed by Cannes Lions Gold winner, Sunu Gonera and produced by iconic film stalwart Helena Spring, the uniquely African story is a coming-of-age, feel-good ride about a young refugee’s quest for BMX glory. 

The storyline of this YA film encompasses all of the emotion attached to competing in a  competitive sport as well as finding belonging, discovering love and the pursuit of happiness and triumph. 

The Afrofuturistic feature film, seventeen years in the making, premieres on Netflix, on 27 November 2020. Riding With Sugar boasts a celebrated cast that includes Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Black SailsPirates of the CaribbeanX-MenHotel Rwanda), alongside breakout stars Charles Mnene (The BillHolby CityDoctorsAhead of the Class) and Simona Brown (Guilt, the Roots remakeand Him).

About Riding With Sugar 

Once a student with a great future, refugee Joshua dreams of winning a cycling championship as a means to finding a better life, but fate intervenes in the form of an accident that shatters his dream. He is given shelter and a job by Mambo who houses refugee teenagers from all over Africa. When Joshua meets Olivia, a talented young dancer from a well-to-do family, it brings him into a world he has never known before, but her insights cast a shadow over Mambo’s agenda.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 195 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without adverts or commitments.

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