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Fists of Pride

Hélène Choquette; Choquette, Hélène; Kanopy (Firm)
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
In a boxing camp on the Thai-Burmese border, the children of mostly illegal migrant workers fleeing Burma live and train for prize fights. Fists of Pride follows Little Tiger and his fellow fighters as their Thai coaches prepare them for the annual Water Festival competition. The film reveals their daily struggles in a region where combat sports have always been a matter of honor and money. Bets are open, and as their hope of winning prize money grows, the young boxers contemplate what a victory could mean for them and their families.
Director
Hélène Choquette
Release Date
2012
Language
English
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Recording Info
Originally produced by National Film Board of Canada in 2012.
Publisher no.
1100785 Kanopy
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1 online resource (1 video file, 64 min.) : digital, stereo., sound, color
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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