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Buffalo Girls

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 November 2012

We talk to US filmmaker Todd Kellstein about his new controversial documentary, Buffalo Girls, about very young female, professional boxers in Thailand. They are eight years old and try to earn money to support their parents by boxing through rural Thailand.

DJ Rita Ray talks Mark through 3 exciting new CDs from Africa:
4 x 4 – Womanizer (Ghana)
Moreno Batamba - Sister Pili (Congo)
Aly Keita – Farafinko (Cote d’Ivoire)

One of the highlights from the 80 movies and documentaries shown at the fourth edition of the Doha Tribeca film festival was a rap documentary, Lyrics Revolt - Hip Hop and the Revolution. We hear from the filmmakers and the rap artists.

Image: Filmmakers Jonathon Ker, Lanette Phillips, Todd Kellstein and Zimo Huang. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images.


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  • Buffalo Girls

    We talk to US filmmaker Todd Kellstein about his controversial documentary, Buffalo Girls.

  • African Music Round Up

    DJ Rita Ray talks Mark through 3 exciting new CDs from Africa.

  • Doha Tribeca Film Festival

    Rap documentary, Lyrics Revolt-Hip Hop and the Revolution, one of the Festival highlights.



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