FIGHTING FOR PEACE

Netherlands 2016 – Director: Joost van der Valk, Mags Gavan – Original language: English, Portuguese – Subtitles: English

“He’s really fighting for his life... this is not a hobby!,” explains boxing coach, Luke Dowdney about his protégé, 15 year-old “Sugar.” The aim is to get out of Rio de Janeiro’s most brutal slum as quickly as possible. An inspiring and emotionally challenging film.

Writer: Joost van der Valk. Camera: Douglas Engle, Joost van der Valk. Sound: Mags Gavan, Rob Dul. Editing: Patrick Janssens. Music: Russel Taylor, Steve Cooke. Production: Red Rebel Films. Producer: Joost van der Valk, Mags Gavan. Length: 72 min. International Sales: Journeyman Pictures.

#Sport and Extremes #Latin America

DOK.panorama 2016
  • Friday
    05/06/16
    22:00
    Carl-Amery-Saal, Gasteig
    English subtitles
  • Sunday
    05/08/16
    14:30
    City 3
    English subtitles
  • Saturday
    05/14/16
    18:00
    Atelier 1
    English subtitles, Q&A with Jost van der Valk