December 31, 2016, Hollywood- The sensational new film documentary Through My Fathers Eyes: The Ronda Rousey Story had its star-studded Los Angeles premiere at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood on December 30, 2016. Produced by Pete Antico and directed by English actor and former boxer Gary Stretch, the film documents Ronda Rousey’s humble beginnings from living in her car to her triumphant rise as the highest paid mixed martial arts fighter in the UFC. Stretch is a brilliant storyteller and is even seen on camera sparring with Rousey. This must-see documentary is executive produced by Yin Tze Liew, Chris Ball and Rene Cogan and will be released in theatres in the spring of 2017 by WrekinHill (formerly Newmarket).
Here are some of the Ronda Rousey Story highlights:
Christy was educated in Paris at École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris), an international business school in France and studied film and television at LACC (Los Angeles Community College). She is a business owner, published author and a critically acclaimed independent filmmaker. Her 20 year body of cinema work to date includes 2 feature films, 15 short films and one web series. She is a writer, producer, director, cinematographer, actress and editor.
Her headlining film credit includes the vigilante feature film "Barracuda" (Released in 2014 by Maverick Entertainment Group) which earned her critical filmmaker acclaim including 3 Best Picture awards at multiple U.S. film festivals. In 2017, she directed 3 episodes of the post-apocalyptic web series "Vape Warz", which she also wrote and produced. It premiered at the 2017 Mediterranean Film festival Cannes in the south of France and received an Honorable Mention for Best Web Series and is now streaming on Amazon. In 2019, she released her first foreign short film "Perdu à France" ("Lost In Provence")- also streaming on Amazon. She lives in Los Angeles.