Matthew Kay / United States, United Kingdom / 18 Minutes / Japanese Language with English Subtitles

Starring: Hiyori Kon

Banned from competing professionally Hiyori will have to retire at the age of 21. Simultaneously juggling newfound revelations whilst preparing for the biggest tournament of her life, Hiyori is forced to question the reason females are forbidden from professional wrestling and why most women retire early. She has the drive and ambition, but is that going to be enough to succeed in a country and sport that is overwhelmingly led by tradition and protocol?

Playing with The Pretender on Thursday 7th March at 8:15PM