Lucilla Blankenberg, Laddie Bosch
JAB is a gritty, uplifting coming-of-age drama set in the world of competitive boxing. It tells the story of a young black woman from Langa, a township in Cape Town.
Bee Sondlo (19) lives in a working class home with her mother, Gladys, and disabled older brother, Mandla (23). A low-key loner who tries to live her life honourably despite the financial hardships of life in an area riddled with crime, drugs and gangsterism; Bee’s private dedication to boxing is her only solace. When the threat of losing her home forces her out of her shell, leaving her no other option but to fight for money, Bee surprises herself and others with the skill and ferocity of her boxing talent. Her dramatic success sparks an unlikely journey towards the top in the seedy, dangerous world of professional fighting; where every fight in the ring is matched by her fight to keep her soul intact.
Jab is a TV Drama Series consisting of 13 Episodes of 24 minutes each.