Botoula; meaning the Championship. Unbeknown to the world, the sport of Jiu Jitsu is slowly becoming the National sport of the United Arab Emirates. Batoula follows an emerging generation of young fighters: Maha, Reem AKA ‘John Cena’ and the boys, as they fight their way through regionals to the World Pro in Abu Dhabi. A fascinating glimpse into the world of young Emirati teenage girls and boys and their journey to the World stage.
Director: Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein.
Producers: Jason Mirch, Danielle Perissi, Hana Makki