Portuguese language documentary premieres – canadianimmigrant.ca
The 60 minutes documentary, Suck It Up Princess, launches its Portuguese language version on Omni 1, March 20, at 10 p.m. ET.
Omni Television premieres on March 20, Suck It Up Princess, as part of its Language Documentary Specials series. The 60 minutes documentary launches its Portuguese language version on Omni 1, at 10 p.m. ET.
Directed by Nina Beveridge and produced by Susan Nation of Hop To It Productions, the documentary profiles 20-year-old Renee Rodrigues, a victim of congenital muscular dystrophy. Despite being in constant pain, Rodrigues maintains an exciting and productive life that includes her multi-faceted career as a writer, website moderator, and charity organizer.
“We are pleased to support Suck It Up Princess for its inspiring portrait of a dynamic individual whose positive attitude and growing list of accomplishments outshines many who are more able-bodied,” says Madeline Ziniak, National Vice President of OMNI Television.
Funded through Omni’s Independent Producers Initiative, Suck It Up Princess showcases the courage, strength and incomparable attitude of Rodrigues. “We thank OMNI’s Independent Producers Initiative for helping us celebrate Renee and her amazing attitude in the face of significant challenges — Suck It Up Princess really puts things in perspective,” says Nina Beveridge, Director of Suck It Up Princess.
An English language version will be on air one week later on March 27 at 11:00 p.m. ET.