Fight Back

Meta Quest 2
20 Mins
SDGs Supported
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Under the cover of a thrilling, fun adventure game with hand tracking enabled, FIGHT BACK is an introduction to self defense techniques as an answer to gender-based violence.

The empowerment-based model of self-defense training includes physical self defense techniques, but also a comprehensive range of tactics including verbal techniques, awareness skills, confidence-building practices, and more. Empowerment Self Defense is a system designed by and for women to :

  • Avoid danger and de-escalate conflict.​
  • Increase confidence in participating in social and economic systems.​
  • Increase self-efficacy in problem-solving.​
  • Build physical self defense skills.​
  • Address violence that is most likely to occur in individual settings (e.g., school, home, workplace).​

Production: COVEN, France Télévision

Céline Tricart - Director, Writer, & Producer
Marie Blondiaux - Producer
A co production by:
Red Corner, Lucid Dreams Productions
Game Designer:
Maëlle Holtzer
Music Composer:
Julie Roué
With support from: CNC, Meta, Procirep Société des producteurs - Angoa, Fonds Jeux vidéo - Région Auvergne-Rhône Alpes, Vulcan Productions - Impact Grant, Venice Production Bridge Market 2021, New Images Festival, Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas, IDFA Doc Lab