Many thanks to Prapon for sending this one along… I’m looking really looking forward to seeing this one.I’m a massive fan of documentaries… in many ways I feel like it’s something I would like to do in my life. I’ve got a friend who makes them… I’ve been trying to figure out how to collaborate with him.
There has been a moderate amount of content done on MuayThai, I don’t think I’ve ever seen one done from a “Thai” perspective. Documentaries are all about telling stories, they either vilifying or lionizing the subject.
Anyway, It looks like it’s going to be an honest look into the lives of these young nakmuay’s.
From their youtube page:
Supported by Jan Vrijman Fund, IDFA, Netherlands.
“in a world of violence, there?s passion in the silent soul”
Synopsis – Destiny brings a group of hopeless kids into Thai boxing world of violence. It may look like an unjust deed in some people?s eyes. But Thai boxing is a two-sided coin in Thai society. For these kids, it could mean an opportunity to flip their life?s crisis into a chance. For them, it?s all about passion, determination, and faith.
More info at www.jaikao.com/lumpinee