Based in the Nairobi slum of Kariobangi, Box Girls is an organization that works through boxing to instill self confidence in girls living in slums throughout Nairobi, shaping them into the next generation of community leaders.
"Box Girl" follows Sonko, one of the earliest Box Girls participants who boxed her way onto the Kenyan national women's boxing team.
For more information on Box Girls visit boxgirlskenya.org
This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew and shot primarily with a Canon XA10.
Producer: Jackie Adiwinata
Director: Evan Pretzer
Cinematographer: Tim Jacks
Editor: Miranda Sita
Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.
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