Fayettenam

Gerald Ding -Gerald Ding
Category
Techniques
Director & Agency

Watch Fayttenam, a short documentary film directed by Gerald Ding. First premiering at at Seattle International Film Festival, Fayettenam was screened internationally before going on to receive the award for Best Documentary Short at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival.

aboutaboutaboutaboutaboutaboutaboutaboutaboutabout

After a violent army brat childhood in Fayetteville, Gianna Smith finds an outlet for her past through the combat sport Muay Thai and embarks on a bone breaking odyssey fighting in the rings of New York and Thailand, until she sets her sights on a world championship in Belarus. Throughout her adrenalized journey, Gianna endures the unimaginable as she pushes herself beyond the breaking point of most athletes and fighters, standing strong at just 105 lbs.

HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL MOVING PICTURES FILM FESTIVAL WINNER - BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

 

Official Selections:

Seattle International Film Festival

Brooklyn Film Festival

Asian Film Festival of Dallas

Seoul International Film Festival

Anaheim International Film Festival

Atlanta Docufest

Shorts That Are Not Pants

San Diego Asian Film Festival

Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival