FFS CLOSING NIGHT
CORPORATE FIGHTER & FFS PRESENT FIGHT NIGHT +
screening of burqa boxers
GET YOUR GLOVES ON.
In partnership with Corporate Fighter, FFS will stage an all-gal Fight Night as its Closing Night spectacular. In a poignant display of female strength, the one-of-a-kind Festival event will bolster confidence, inspire action and prove that there aint-nothin' wrong with fighting like a girl. And we'll be announcing the winner of a little competition called THE BIG PINEAPPLE.
12 fighters. 6 fights. Food trucks. Booze. ONE EPIC CLOSING NIGHT.
+ Australian Premiere Screening of Burqa Boxers
Run in accordance with Amateur Boxing League rules, Corporate Fighter is the ultimate opportunity to experience the thrill, excitement and adrenalin of boxing in a safe professional environment. Participants undertake an intensive 12 week training program before stepping into the ring for a 3 x 2 minute round, full amateur boxing bout against a fellow first timer – all in a highly organised and professional event.
BURQA BOXERS - SCREENING
Documentary, 71 mins, INDIA, PG
DIRECTOR: Alka Raghuram
Burqa Boxers tells the story of Parveen, Ajmira and Taslima, as they train with Razia Shabnam while negotiating poverty and tradition and learning to face the biggest obstacle in their paths: fear of the world, of the family, of not fitting in. This is a story of their agency.
Screening with Unladylike.