Lulu: The Pearl Boxer
28 Nov 2018 - 17:52
4’, Tanzania, 2018
Director: Asimwe John Bibagamba
Screenplay: Asimwe John Bibagamba
Cinematography: David Fuller & Amin Suwedi
Editor: Kibabu Kassim
Producer: Amin Suwedi & Asimwe John Bibagamba
Distribution/sales: Amin Suwedi
Lulu is a female boxer in her late 20s who has been boxing for more than half a decade. This documentary goes through her journey as a female boxer in Tanzania; where boxing is male-dominated. It also goes through the challenges and hardships she had to endure and overcome in order to pursue her dream. The aim of the documentary is to break down stereotypes and give a voice to women not only in boxing but those trying to break the glass ceiling in all fields within the country.
This documentary film is his first film.
Festivals and Awards:
Zanzibar International Film Festival
Story Code: 3529