Miski & Bianca by Amiin Madar. Sweden, 2022, Short. World premiere
The director will be present! Screened as part of a short film program together with Josef, The Diamond and Thrife – This is Sweden.
Their friendship is crucial for Miski and Bianca, two hard-working women who have found each other in the male-dominated martial arts world. Together, they organize bootcamps in Stockholm suburbs to attract more women to the sport. Miski wants to see Somali girls own more space and single mother Bianca is training hard to cope as an elite athlete. A European Championship tournament in Brazilian jujutsu awaits around the corner and daughter Awa will for the first time see her mother compete. Miski tags along to Italy to pep Bianca during one of her toughest matches so far.