The brilliant Romanian actress, of Roma origin, Alina Serban and the extremely gifted director Huseyin Tabak have teamed up to bring a powerful, inspiring boxing story to the big screen. The plot follows a Roma single mom who uses everything she‘s got to provide for her kids. She is determined to give them a good start in life in their new home in a foreign country, Germany, and she’ll have to box her way up to that promise.
inclusive Q&A with the main actress Alina Serban
More Romani stories
In Focus: Romani Stories by Romani (Female) Directors! is a special programm of ENFF.
Eight films: fiction feature, documentaries, shorts and animations that deal with the Roma community in Eastern Europe and are directed, written and produced by filmmakers of Roma origin.
Their films highlight themes such as freedom, political and personal identity, fears, dreams and hopes of the nation that for centuries felt unsettled and unwelcome in so many countries of the world.