Boxing With Her
( Banet el Boxe )

Salem Trabelsi, Latifa Robbana Doghri
2012 - 72 min - Digital vidéo - Couleur - Tunisie

This revealing documentary explores the world of female boxing in Tunisia, a society where the body of a woman is considered a sacred place for procreation. Through interviews with women boxers, the film asks why a female body in the pugilistic arena is so confronting, even taboo, in Arab society.

Author-Director : Salem Trabelsi, Latifa Robbana Doghri
Photography : Medhi Bouhlel
Sound : Zied Aouadh
Editing : Karim Hammouda
Delegate Producer : Machmoum productions


Distributor : Machmoum productions


2014 - Visions du réel, Nyon (Suisse) : Sélection Focus Tunisie
2014 - FIFOG - Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève, Genève (Suisse) : Compétition documentaire
2012 - DTFF (Doha TriBeCa Film Festival), Doha (Qatar) : Compétition Internationale