A film about Nadia Comaneci, directed by Katie Holmes, at Tribeca Festival
“Eternal Princess”, a 30 minutes short film directed by Katie Holmes showing the extraordinary life of the Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, will have its world premiere at Tribeca Festival in New York, to take place this year April 15 to 26.
According to indiewire.com, the film presents “the extraordinary life of the famous Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, who, at the age of 14 years old, won the first perfect 10 in the 1976 Olympics, and now is a loving mother, philanthropist and a prominent name in sports.”
Shorts Program, section which included the movie about Nadia Comaneci, has nine programs: five narrative, three documentaries and a combo of the two genres, informs Mediafax.
“Be Yourself” documentary program included the short film directed by Katie Holmes, the films in this section focusing on self-identity stories. Along with the film “Eternal Princess”, the program also includes “American Renaissance” (directed by Jarred Alterman and Ryan Scafuro), “Live Fast, Draw Yung” (directed by Stacey Lee and Anthony Mathile), “All American Family” (directed by Andrew Jenks), “Elder” (directed by Genéa Gaudet), “My Enemy, My Brother” (directed by Ann Shin), shows the festival’s website.
Nadia Comaneci and Katie Holmes are friends, according to a statement made by the former wife of Tom Cruise. In February, Katie Holmes posted a photo on her Instagram account in which she was stretching next to Nadia Comaneci.
Throughout her career, Nadia Comaneci won five gold medals, three silver and one bronze at the Olympics, two gold and two silver medals at the World Championships and nine gold, two silver and one bronze at the European Championships.
Nadia became mother on June 3, 2006. Her son was baptized Dylan Paul.