2013 | Inigo Westmeier Completed
The documentary DRAGON GIRLS tells the story of three Chinese girls, training to become Kung Fu fighters, far away from their families at the Shaolin Tagou Kung Fu School, located right next to the Shaolin Monastery in China, place of origin of Kung Fu. Three girls in a crowd of 27.000 children, under pressure to conform to the norms and structures: They are turned into fighting robots and yet, if you look behind the curtain, you see children with dreams and aspirations.
Documentary, 84 Min.
Director, Script & D.o.P.: Inigo Westmeier
Editor: Benjamin Quabeck
Music: Lee Buddah & Philip Stegers
Produced by Andreas Simon, Inigo Westmeier and Tom Wommer. Co-produced by Bettina Brokemper and Benjamin Quabeck.
In coproduction with BR/Arte. Supported by FFF Bayern, Hessische Filmförderung, FFA and DFFF.