Torn Cloth documentary

Torn Cloth is the story of Thai Army Second Lieutenant Jawee Sukhanta and a group of orphan boys whom he raises to become professional fighters. Along with his military duties, Sukhanta moonlights as a fight promoter, staging events for his boys and for men too old to secure fights in the major Muay Thai stadiums. These engage in a dangerous form of bare knuckle fighting against Burmese migrants with little to lose. See the film trailer here

Torn Cloth documentary

Torn Cloth is the story of Thai Army Second Lieutenant Jawee Sukhanta and a group of orphan boys whom he raises to become professional fighters. along with his military duties, Sukhanta moonlights as a fight promoter, staging events for his boys and for older fighters who have aged out of the major Thai boxing stadiums. These engage in a dangerous form of bare knuckle fighting against Burmese migrants with little to lose See the film trailer here

Suriname

A trip with National Geographic photographer Jad Davenport into the as yet undisturbed jungles of the Northern Amazon reveals the truth to the legend of El Dorado.

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Training DVD

Peteak Sitjaopor has won virtually every major award in Thai boxing, including multiple Lumpinee and Rajadamnoern stadium championship belts, the coveted Thai Sports Writers Association Fighter of the Year award, and the Isuzu Cup championships, among many more. His success is based not on overwhelming power or incredible speed, but rather on his mastery of the solid foundations of Muay Thai; kicks, punches, knees, elbows, clinch and defensive tactics. These skills have allowed him to overcome some of the most feared fighters in Thailand. In Training in Thailand, Peteak demonstrates his flawless technique with his trainer, King Sitjaopor. All foundational elements of Muay Thai are covered from multiple camera angles and featuring clear, concise explanations of techniques. sales link

Spice Islands

A quest to one of the most remote island chains in Indonesia, where for several centuries, and nowhere else, grew spices indispensable in the western world.

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Pehlwani of Varanasi

In Varanasi, India’s holiest Hindu city, a group of wrestlers remember a proud tradition of combat.

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Tomoi Kelantan

Muslim fighters from around Thailand, Malaysia, and the world gather in Kelantan for a celebration of Muay Thai.

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Plight of the tiger

A hiker’s partially consumed body raises questions regarding the survival of Javan tigers, thought to be extinct. Meanwhile, Sumatran tigers fight for life.

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Ganges valley

The Ganges river stretches nearly 3,000 miles through South Asia, and nourishes cultures which have for so long profoundly affected the rest of Asia.

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Vale Tudo

The “Marvellous City” Rio De Janeiro, is tough when you’re poor. Some young men however, literally seek to fight their way out.

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Pencak Silat

A forgotten empire once ruled the jungles of Sumatra, when magic was rife and skill with a blade often meant the difference between life and death.

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Kun Khmer

Muay Thai, the national sport of Thailand, may have it’s roots in Cambodia, or so claim Khmer fighters in the flourishing Phnom Penh fight scene.

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