We attended the 10th Lady Filmmakers Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA in late September and were ecstatic to be awarded the Best Feature Documentary Award for Bam Bam. Our team is pictured below at the festival opening night. On the left, Director Jemma van Loenen, our star Bianca Elmir in the middle and Producer […]
‘Boxing brings Bianca Elmir’s family together’ By Caden Helmers, published 19th August 2018 Read Article
“…a determined young boxer from Canberra, who will let nothing get in the way of achieving what her heart is set upon…” A great piece from Lachlan Roberts at RIOT ACT! on the upcoming documentary premiere in Canberra. You can read the full article here. Published 29th July 2018.
“Women/or all humans have to find their own way of coping with the chaos of life. It is a permanent feature of life…I just happened to have found boxing but I may have come to these conclusions in another way…The key is I was on that journey anyway..” Brooke Hunter from online magazine Girl, interviews […]
We had such a great night for our World Premiere of Bam Bam at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival on Saturday 14th July. The film was extremely well received, not to mention SOLD OUT! There were a lot of laughs and a few tears as people came along on a journey of smashing stereotypes, pursuing […]
Our director, Jemma van Loenen, spoke with ABC Melbourne Radio Afternoons program, chaired by Masterchef’s Matt Preston. You can listen to the interview online below. The interview starts at 1 hour, 30 minutes. Listen (Aired 10th July 2018)
“van Loenen displays the various aspects of Elmir’s personality to the audience exceptionally, showing her as a confident and cocky boxer, an uncontrollable mischief-maker, and an emotional and lonely individual who loves her family.” For a thoughtful and insightful review of Bam Bam from SYN FM hit the link below. Read
Our director spoke about Bam Bam and the upcoming World Premiere at Melbourne Documentary Film Festival with 3RRR’s Breakfasters program. You can listen to the audio below as aired on 5th July 2018. Listen
We love this review from Jake Watt at SWITCH. It is such an informed piece that strikes at the heart of what Bam Bam is all about. Three and a half stars! “…an impressively deep exploration of one woman’s complex identity.” Read Review
Very proud to have Bam Bam selected for the Lebanese Film Festival which takes place from 16th August to 1st September 2018 in Sydney. Bam Bam will be screening on the final night, 1st September @ 6pm. More details to follow. You can find out more about the festival at their website.