Media Impact

Press reports to our documentary »Being Bruno Banani«:

Neveitalia, 16 September 2015

BILD Chemnitz, 8 September 2015

NBC News, 9 September 2015

Film&TV Kameramann, 29 April 2015

Kino Royal, 16 May 2015

CBC, 8 June 2015
CSFF 2015 featured on CBC News Network



Press reports from around the world to Tongas first Olympic athlete Bruno Banani:
Simply the aspect that the small Pacific Kingdom of Tonga harbored the intention to send an athlete to the Winter Olympics, has mobilized the press around the world. When in 2012 came about that the name similarity between the luger and sponsor was based on a marketing strategy of the Leipzig event agency Makai, it triggered a giant storm from the media again and was and is still hotly debated everywhere:

Matangi Tonga

Official Website of the Chinese Olympic Committee, 27th November 2009

taz.die tageszeitung, 19th December 2011

Die Welt, 10th January 2012

Huffington Post, 1st February 2012

The Guardian, 31 January 2012

The New York Times, 6 February 2014

Washington Post, 6 February 2014



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