Come support some seriously talented writers/artists/filmmakers and catch Pink Paddlers too at ETIQUETTE 2011,  a multidisciplinary showcase of art, writing and film created by and about women.

Pink Paddlers shows on the 2nd of 2 nights of film screenings, on Saturday 6 August, 7-10pm: (Reception at 6pm)

And all profits from the sales of tickets will be donated in support of the good work by the Association of Women for Action & Research (AWARE).

As part of October 2010
breast cancer awareness month activities :
will be screening 

P  I  N  K    P  A  D  D  L  E  R  S

When: Saturday, 2 Oct 2010

Time: 10 – 11:03pm

Where: Screen on ION2 SQUARE (facing Orchard Road)


Come and watch!
Pink Paddlers, their families and friends will be
at ION Square to enjoy the movie.  Please come and join us.

PINK PADDLERS: They come in all shapes and sizes.
They could be your mother, your daughter, your sister,
your girlfriend, your wife…even you.
This documentary celebrates their shared stories
and their women-warrior spirit,
sisters in their fight against breast cancer,
in a joyous race to win the dragon boat world championship.

Directed by: Jasmine Ng Kin Kia

Produced By: Suzette Rosales Cody/Green Mango Productions

*Early Detection Saves Lives, Saves Breasts*

Breast Cancer Foundation


Follow this link:

Breast Fest Film Festival

The third annual Breast Fest Film Festival
will be taking place November 19-21, 2010
at the Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Canada.

Breast Fest uses the versatile medium of film to frame
and explore the spectrum of issues surrounding breast cancer.
This annual festival uses films, panels, workshops and speakers
to connect people to the breast cancer cause, inspire dialogue,
facilitate learning and foster community.Breast Fest is the world’s first film festival
dedicated to breast cancer awareness
and is an initiative of Rethink Breast Cancer.

Rethink Breast Cancer,215 Spadina Avenue,
Studio 570,Toronto, ON, M5T 2C7. Tel. 416.920.0980;


PADDLES UP! montage from DVD inlay sleeve

We are happy to share the wonderful news that our documentary film “PINK PADDLERS” will be featured at the Canadian Sports Film Festival 2009.

We hope that our friends in Canada (particularly the ladies from teams Abreast In A Boat  Toronto, Canadians Abreast Breath’N Fire, Canadians Abreast Spitfire, Canadians Abreast Warriors, Island Breaststrokers, and International Pink Sisters) and their families, will have a chance to come and watch the film and relive their battle glories!

Cancer organizations and groups in Toronto may also wish to encourage their members and supporters to watch our film at Innis Hall as part of their on-going programs that raise cancer awareness and encourage healthy lifestyle through sports after cancer.

Here are the details:

Film Title:  Pink Paddlers

What: Canadian Sports Film Festival

(Further screening details will be updated in a week’s time at

When: Saturday, October 3 at 4pm

Where: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto ON, M5S 1J5

Location info:

Innis Town Hall is located within Innis College on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus, at the NW corner of St. George Street and Sussex Avenue, just south of Bloor Street. It is within a five minute walk from the nearest subway stop, St. George Station . Please check out: for pictures and further directions.

For more details, please e-mail Russell Field, Executive Director, CSFF at

love + light,

suzette & jasmine!

3 Oct 1947 – 19 Aug 2009

With love always from the ladies to a Paddler In the Pink who will be missed



A Paddler In the Pink sister who will be missed,

but always remembered by her team-mates

Many of you have been asking for copies of the film.

Now here it is with much more!

So Share this film with the women you love and care about in your life

A film about breast cancer survivors

and  their passion for life & dragonboats,

the PINK PADDLERS dvd include various special features :

• 63min cinema version of film, Pink Paddlers
• 3 language subtitling options (English, simplified Chinese, Bahasa)
• “Memories” montage of the international teams at World Championship
• special tributes to pioneer Pink Paddler members
• Doctors’ Advisory on Early Detection & Treatment
• Breast Self-Examination demo
• PSA (public service announcement) educational trailer


courtesy of Irene Ng and Janet Goh of Breast Cancer Foundation

With the Paddlers in the Pink of Singapore cheering, a limited release of the DVDs was held at the 2008 Survivors’ Conference on 17th May, at the Sheraton Towers. The Breast Cancer Foundation organised this very successful Conference.

Once again, with all our hearts,we thank all those
who participated in the making of the film,
most especially the breast cancer survivors
from all over the world.

The following teams who participated in the First IPDBC Breast Cancer Survivor World Championship, will be sent a DVD, compliments of the Pink Paddlers crew, with our thanks :

Dragons Abreast Gold Coast
Dragons Abreast Hope
Dragons Abreast Spirit
Dragons Abreast Inspiration

Canadians Abreast Breath’N Fire
Canadians Abreast Spitfire
Canadians Abreast Warriors
Island Breaststrokers

CANADA / USA: International Pink Sisters
ITALY: Butterfly Rosa
HONG KONG: Dragons Abreast Hong Kong
MALAYSIA: Pink Challengers
NEW ZEALAND: Busting with Life
SINGAPORE: Paddlers In The Pink
SOUTH AFRICA: Amabele Belles
UK/LIVERPOOL: Pool of Life

In every way, big or small, we join hands to further the cause of breast cancer awareness throughout the world and hopefully in every generation.


Suzette and Jasmine


• For pre-orders of the DVD, please click on this link for more details and e-mail Suzette Cody at

For employee welfare programmes or dvd-donations to schools or health and social organisations, companies can contact Suzette Cody at for bulk-orders.

see reviews of the film PINK PADDLERS here

Our thoughts are with Yoke Chan’s family and her Pink Paddlers team-mates.

Rest In Peace – Chan Yoke Chan

Yoke Chan cheering her team at the World Championships - screengrab from Pink Paddlers film
Yoke Chan cheering on her team at the World Championships – screengrab from Pink Paddlers film

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(pix from Irene Chui & other team members of Paddlers In The Pink)

Tributes from friends with fond memories : Audrey Ang and Susan Lau remember Yoke Chan >>