Fight Like A Girl

  • Rwanda | 2023 English, Swahili | 123' | Colour
  • Director: Matthew Leutwyler
  • Producer: Anton Laines & Yvette Gayle
  • Screenplay: Matthew Leutwyler
  • DoP: Richard Henkels
  • Editor: Matthew Leutwyler
  • Cast: Ama Qamata, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Malaika Uwamahoro, Clarck Ntambwe, Arthur Nkusi, Bahali Ruth, Kennedy Mazimpaka

Synopsis: A young Congolese woman, forced to work in an illegal mineral mine, escapes her captors. She finds a new life for herself after joining a renowned all-women boxing club in the border city of Goma. (Based on true events)

Directors Bio: Matthew Leutwyler directed film The River Why w/ Amber Heard & Oscar winner William Hurt, the sci-fi drama Uncanny, and the 8 episode series State Of Siege: 26/11 based on the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.  In 2020 he and producing partner Anton Laines formed KG28Media and produced Fight Like A Girl, recently nominated for 8 AFRICA MOVIE ACADEMY AWARDS incl. Best Lead Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay, & Cinematography.


Drama | Sport
Asia Premiere

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