Cannes Lions

I Am Anne

MADRE MIA FILMES, Sao Paulo / ANNE / 2019

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The film "I am Anne" tells the story of life of Anne Veriato, the first MMA transgender MMA, an Amazonian who had been known since childhood to the place where she lived as the girl who fought with children. It shows your challenges, doubts, anguish and overcoming to fight to be who you are. In March 2018, this Brazilian marked her name in the history of the MMA, by beating Railson Paixão in the 34th edition of Mr. Cage, in Manaus. By unanimous decision she was the first transsexual athlete to face and defeat a man in the mixed martial arts and also his debut.