"Extraordinary, just hits you in the face."
Christiane Amanpour - CNN
"A prime example of the power of journalism."
Judges - Walkley Awards 2017
"Shocking, moving, loving and very powerful."
"The story of an extraordinary fight between a government and a group of citizens." 
"Brilliant, Stunning and Touching."
People with disabilities are amongst the most discriminated in Bolivia. Fed up with being ignored they embark on an unimaginable journey, marching 380km over the Andean mountains in their wheelchairs to speak with president Evo Morales. They’re met with riot police, barricades, teargas and water cannons.

The Fight was published by The Guardian as a 29min short film in May 2017. Watch it now...

The feature version of The Fight is currently in production.

The Filmmaking Team

Directed by Violeta Ayala & Daniel Fallshaw
Written by Violeta Ayala & Daniel Fallshaw
Produced by Daniel Fallshaw, Violeta Ayala & Fernando Barbosa
Co-produced by Andrea Monasterios
Music by Simon Walbrook
Camera by Daniel Fallshaw & Fernando Barbosa
2nd Camera, camera assistant, driver and security Andres Zuñiga Sanjines
Edited by Daniel Fallshaw
Executive Producers Charlie Phillips, Lindsay Poulton and Laurence Topham

News & Reviews

Why is the Bolivian government turning water cannon on disabled protesters? - The Guardian

The Fight: disability rights protestors in Bolivia on the barricades. - The Guardian

The Fight @theguardian

The Wicked Granny. - The Huffington Post

Water Canons Used On Disabled Protestors in Bolivia. - The Huffington Post

My Right to Live with Dignity. - The Huffington Post

The Walkley Awards. - The Walkley Foundation

Rory Peck Winners Battle For The Truth. - TV Tech

“OPERACIÓN GINEBRA” - The Huffington Post

Juana de Bolivia. - The Huffington Post

El Cantante. - The Huffington Post

The Guardian estrena documental sobre la lucha de los discapacitados en Bolivia. - PAT NOTICIAS

"The Fight" el documental sobre la lucha de discapacitados bolivianos se difunde en la web. - Pagina Siete

Documental sobre discapacitados bolivianos gana premio en festival. - El Deber

The Guardian estrena el documental sobre la lucha de los discapacitados en Bolivia. - Los Tiempos

35 días y 380 kilómetros para luchar contra la discapacidad en Bolivia. - El Pias

"The Fight", documental sobre discapacitados, gana el premio de la Deutsche Welle. - ANF

The Fight gana en festival de DDHH. - Pagina Siete

Se estrena “The Fight”, el documental sobre la lucha de las personas con discapacidad. - Oxygeno.bo

La Súper Abuela. - Ther Huffington Post

El Líder Parapléjico y el Ministro de la Presidencia. - The Huffington Post

Mi Derecho a la Dignidad - Feliza Alí. - The Huffington Post

El Evo Ya No Es Pueblo. - The Huffington Post

La Crisis del Agua y Las Personas Con Discapacidad. - The Huffington Post

Documental boliviano “The Fight” es finalista en los premios Rory Peck. - Los Tiempos

In a Year of Political Turmoil and Change, What Do Our Documentaries Say About Us? - Fstoppers

The 10 Most Politically Explosive Docs of the Year. - No Film School

It's an incredible sight -- disabled protesters hanging from a bridge, in Bolivia. What was going on? - Christiane Amanpour CNN

Guardian wins Walkley for film on Bolivian disability rights campaign. - The Guardian