Muay Thai

July 08, 2022

By Lightbeam

Lightbeam is a storytelling platform on a mission to close the empathy gap! We feature artfully-crafted, shareable short documentaries that shine a light on compassionate people and acts of kindness. During these unprecedented times, Lightbeam is a welcome beacon to show us that the best of humanity always shines through.

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In Peru, a community of young people come together to learn Muay Thai, a national sport and martial art, also known as Thai boxing. Alto Peru is transforming the lives of children in Chorrillos – Lima, Peru. Using Muay Thai as a vehicle for social change, they’re creating free learning opportunities and providing safe spaces for the children of their community!

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Director / Camera / Editor: Brett Shaw
Producer: Stephen Friedman 

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