LITTLE MISS SUMODirected by Matt Kay
- Japan, Taiwan, UK, USA
- Action, Documentary, Human Rights, Social Issues, Sports, Women
- English, Japanese
- 18 mins
- West Coast premiere
Filmmakers in attendance.
Banned from competing professionally in wrestling, Hiyori will have to retire at the age of 21. Simultaneously juggling newfound revelations whilst preparing for the biggest tournament of her life, Hiyori is forced to question the reason females are forbidden from professional wrestling and why most women retire early.
Director, Director of Photography: Matt Kay
Producer: Andrew Carver, Didi Mae Hand
Executive Producer: Chi Thai, Elliot Kotek, Karina Feld
Editor: Rebecca Gin, Isabel Freeman
Cast: Hiyori Kon
These documentaries follow the lives of athletes on the futbol field, beyond the basketball court and within the wrestling ring. – Eseel Borlasa