by Guillermo Xegarra Vincent Giordano’s award-winning documentary trilogy Born Warriors is a fascinating look at the art of Burmese bare-knuckle fighting. It’s an insider’s view of a sport, shot over a decade through the years of brutal military dictatorship, with the hope of promising democratic reform within Myanmar. The documentaries are part of a larger…
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists Part Two
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists focuses on the role of cultural tradition in local communities and on how the indigenous Burmese sport of Lethwei (bare-knuckle fighting) is woven into the fabric of rural life and practiced in modern arenas throughout Myanmar. In the second of our outtakes series, we shine a spotlight on our old…
Two New Articles Added
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new articles to our website.
Newark International Film Festival
We are proud to announce that Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists has been selected to be part of the 2016 Newark International Film Festival, which runs from September 9 through 11.
Martial Con 2016
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists will be part of the Martial Con Film Festival that will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from August 19 through 21. Visit TheMartialCon.com
Bound Fists wins Platinum Award at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists was honored with a Platinum Award at the recent 2016 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards.
Gold Award win at the 2015 California Film Awards
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists earned a prestigious Documentary Competition Gold Award at the annual 2015 California Film Awards.
Bronze Medal Win at the 2015 Global Independant Film Awards
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists was awarded a Bronze Medal in the category of Best Featurette at the 2015 Global Independent Film Awards.
Best Documentary Win at the 2015 Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists won an Award of Recognition for Best Documentary at the recent Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards.
2015 Impact Docs Awards
An Award of Excellence: Documentary Feature was awarded to Born Warriors Redux: Bound Fists at the 2015 Impact Docs Awards.