Netflix Acquires Sandi Tan’s Sundance Award Winner ‘Shirkers’

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Shirkers, Sandi Tan’s film that won the Directing Award in World Cinema Documentary after its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
Netflix announced the buy today, along with the acquisition of Zion, a ten-minute film directed by Floyd Russ about a young wrestler born without legs.
Shirkers will next be shown at the True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri on Friday. The film tells of Tan’s 1992 cult classic Shir…

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Shirkers, Sandi Tan's film that won the Directing Award in World Cinema Documentary after its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Netflix announced the buy today, along with the acquisition of Zion, a ten-minute film directed by Floyd Russ about a young wrestler born without legs. Shirkers will next be shown at the True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri on Friday. The film tells of Tan’s 1992 cult classic Shir…