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Punch Like a Girl

2003 / 6 x 30 min series & one hour feature, documentary

A popular and critically acclaimed six-part documentary series on women’s amateur boxing in Canada, following several women on a quest to discover the limits of their physical and emotional strength in the primal world of boxing.

“Doc packs more punch than most dramas.”
– The Globe & Mail

Film Festivals


Photo credit: Tara McMullen

Director & Writer

Maya Gallus & Justine Pimlott


Moira Holmes, Maya Gallus, Justine Pimlott


Nominees Best Direction in a Documentary – Gemini Awards

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