The documentary, Sleeping Warrior, based on the true story of Africa’s first female Lacrosse team, is now available to stream in Kenya on MyMovies.Africa.
Set in Kenya’s Rift Valley, the 92-minute documentary follows their journey across the globe to the 2019 World Championships. Transformed by the experience, these determined young women experience heartbreak and joy, but never give up on their dreams.
Making her debut as a producer via this documentary, Nina Ruiz says her passion for societal matters affecting the youth and women spilled into filmmaking, which she regards as a powerful tool for educating and making positive change in Communities.
Ruiz added: “I met the girls five years ago when they started their epic struggle to make history in the world of Lacrosse. They made such an impact on me, that I decided that the world needs to know about them. So, I teamed up with Janet and Tim to make this Film”.
Janet Wells, Canadian Screenwriter, also made her feature film directorial debut with this documentary. “I’m very passionate about female-led storytelling. So, filming Sharon and the girls was important to me,” said Wells.
To recall, MyMovies.Africa is a VOD platform that offers a large variety of blockbusters movies, features, shorts, documentaries and animations to the public with no subscription fees.