Fighter (The)

  • Fighter (The)
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015
Format : Short
Running time : 27 (in minutes)

Home for 12-year-old Naomy is the so-called slum area of Rio's Vila Autódromo, where everything she loves is being ripped apart to make way for the 2016 Olympic Park. Naomy's wide eyes take in everything, from the cynical, illegal eviction efforts of the Brazilian authorities to her her community's refusal to go quietly. As the young girl comes of age, in a struggle too familiar to South Africans, Naomy musters the strength of her father, swearing to fight to the end.

DIRECTORS: Dara Kell & Christopher Nizza

Brazil/South Africa | 2015 | Documentary | 27min


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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