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Karin: The journey of a minority para-athlete

1 June 2023

Karin is a documentary about the life of a minority para-athlete from Türkiye‘s Armenian community.

Despite facing new challenges after moving to Istanbul, Karin discovers her passion for swimming and becomes a para-athlete in national competitions just three months after starting.

Her journey through life as she confounds expectations surrounding her based on her ability and identity is inspiring and heartwarming.

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A still from the film.

This content was published in the context of the programme ‘Strengthening the capacity of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities in Türkiye’ (MARC). Learn more >

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