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Winning Girl

Feature documentary. Twelve year old wrestling and judo champion Teshya Alo dreams of becoming world champion in both her sports. From age 12 to 16, this film chronicles her challenges and triumphs as she grows from child phenom to staunch competitor against women twice her age and black belts, all the way to the world stage. Official selection Hawai‘i International Film Festival.

Editor: Shirley Thompson

Director: Kimberlee Bassford