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THE WAY OF THE DRAGON BOAT THE PINKIES ARE BACK DIRECTED BY LISA BURD IN CINEMAS 18TH SEE MORE Two years after competing in, and doing well at the national Dragon Boating championships, the Pink Dragons are back to have a crack at the Auckland regionals in this uplifting documentary. Although the all-women team has a few veterans, most of the members are newbies, having never so much as touched a paddle. Mostly unfit, some overweight – and all breast cancer survivors – the women have no idea what they’ve got themselves into. Documentary filmmaker Lisa Burd ( Let's Talk About Sex ) follows them on an inspirational journey of discovery as they head into training with captain Annemarie Stevens and coach Sooupu Perese – determined to try to make their mark on the Auckland Dragon Boating scene. Along the way the charismatic crew of larger-than-life Kiwi women share the love and laughs – finding a sense of community, a new-found confidence, and a competitive edge they didn’t realise they had.
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