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Fighting Cholitas, The

Bolivia / USA, 2006 (MIFF 2007)

Director: Mariam Jobrani

Fighting Cholitas, The

The Fighting Cholitas is about a group of bold and resilient female Bolivian wrestlers. These indigenous women jump into the ring every week in their traditional and vibrant multi-layered skirts to perform the acrobatic manoeuvres of Luche Libre to the jeers and applause of their ardent fans. Sundance Honorable Mention Award 2007 Best Documentary at Aspen Shorts 2007

D Mariam Jobrani P Kenny Krauss, Mariam Jobrani & Teresa Deskins TD video/col/2006/20mins

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